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Water, Our Most Precious Natural Resource Please Use It Wisely.

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1 Water, Our Most Precious Natural Resource Please Use It Wisely

2 Water is a limited resource! Water is a limited resource! Careful water use today may be the only way to avoid severe shortages in the future. Careful water use today may be the only way to avoid severe shortages in the future. It is important to practice water conservation daily. It is important to practice water conservation daily. EVERY DROP COUNTS! EVERY DROP COUNTS!

3 Three Basic Ways to Save Water FIRST….. REPAIR LEAKS FIRST….. REPAIR LEAKS SECOND…. INSTALL WATER-SAVING DEVICES SECOND…. INSTALL WATER-SAVING DEVICES THIRD….CHANGE YOUR HABITS THIRD….CHANGE YOUR HABITS

4 SAVING WATER INDOORS….. Listen for dripping faucets, fixing a leak can save 500 gallons a month. Listen for dripping faucets, fixing a leak can save 500 gallons a month. Cook food in as little water as possible. This will also retain more of the nutrients. Cook food in as little water as possible. This will also retain more of the nutrients. Turning off the water while you shave or brush your teeth can save about 50 gallons a week. Turning off the water while you shave or brush your teeth can save about 50 gallons a week. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes and you can save up to 1000 gallons a month. Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes and you can save up to 1000 gallons a month.

5 SAVING WATER OUTDOORS…. Use mulch around plants to reduce evaporation. Use mulch around plants to reduce evaporation. Don’t buy water toys that use a constant flow of water. Don’t buy water toys that use a constant flow of water. Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting, taller grass shades roots and holds soil moisture. Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting, taller grass shades roots and holds soil moisture. Use a cover for your pool to prevent evaporation. Use a cover for your pool to prevent evaporation. Use porous materials for walkways and patios to prevent wasteful run-off. Use porous materials for walkways and patios to prevent wasteful run-off.

6 ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS TO BE PART OF A WATER-CONSCIOUS COMMUNITY For more conservation tips contact the Water Treatment Facility at For more conservation tips contact the Water Treatment Facility at


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