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Be Water-Wise!

wateruseitwisely.com offers 200 ways to conserve water.

Here are 3 of our favorites:

Look for  WaterSense® labeled  toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

Look for WaterSense® labeled toilets, sink faucets, urinals and showerheads.

Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a week.

Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a week.

Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.

Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.

To view all 200 ways, click here.

7 Winter Water Conservation Tips

Although the 'Godzilla' El Nino is predicted for this winter season, we are still in a drought and need to conserve water.

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Photo Credit: Notned Photo via Compfight cc

Here are some water conservation tips from saveourwater.com to keep in mind this winter!

  • Check for leaks
  • Install low-flow showerheads
  • Consider investing in a rain barrel to collect rain water to be used for watering plants.
  • Keep showers to 5 minutes
  • Run the dishwasher and washing machines with full loads
  • Fill the sink when hand washing dishes
  • Do not use the toilet as a wastebasket

For more tips on conserving water, you can check out saveourwater.com's blog here.

Possibly the Best Water-Saving Showerhead?

There’s a new water saving showerhead engineered by Nebia in San Francisco with flows of 0.75 gallons per minute! How awesome is that!?

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Photo Credit: Javmorcas via Compfight cc

For perspective: the average flow rate for showers is 2.1 gallons per minute, compared to the Nebia showerhead's 0.75 gallons per minute.

What it will cost you: $399 USD, but you will have to wait until May 2016 to receive it.

For the article to see the innovative showerhead and a description of the experience using the Nebia showerhead, click here.