Water Conservation at Home

Water Conservation at Home

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Water conservation has become an essential practice in all regions, even in areas where water seems abundant. ┬áIn addition to saving money on your utility bill, water conservation helps prevent water pollution in nearby lakes, rivers and local watersheds. Conserving water can also extend the life of your septic system by reducing soil saturation, and reducing any pollution due to leaks. Overloading municipal sewer systems can also cause untreated sewage to flow to lakes and rivers. The smaller the amount of water flowing through these systems, the lower the likelihood of pollution. In some communities, costly sewage system expansion has been avoided by communitywide household water conservation. Water conservation in the home... Check faucets and pipes for leaks A small drip from a worn faucet washer can waste 20 gallons…
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