According to The World Bank, two thirds of the global population will run short of fresh drinking water by 2025. That’s an alarming statistic especially when it comes to the amount of water Americans waste each year. You can make a difference! By conserving just a bit of water each day, such as flushing less and fixing leaks, we can save thousands of gallons each year.
Every little bit counts. Follow these water-saving tips so we can prove The World Bank wrong!
Do you leave the water running while you shave your face? Plugging the drain and rinsing your razor in the water that accumulates can save up to 300 gallons of water each month.
Drop an ice cube on the floor? Don’t toss it in the sink, place it in a house plant instead.
While doing laundry, it’s imperative to match the water level to the size of the load.
By keeping your shower to 5 minutes or less, you can save 1,000 gallons of water per month.
Turning off the water while you brush your teeth can save up to 4 gallons of water a minute. That’s up to 200 gallons of water per week for a family of four.
Notice a leaky sink or pipe in your home? Call on the plumbing experts at Uptown right away. Remember, every little bit counts so act fast.
For fast same day, quality plumbing services and solutions for your home or business in Twin Cities – St. Paul, call and speak with the team at Uptown Plumbing today.