20 Simple DIY Ways For Water Conservation in Your Home


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There are many effective ways to conserve water in and around your home, apartment, villa, office etc. Following are 20 simple ways for water conservation.

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20 Simple DIY Ways For Water Conservation in Your Home

  1. 1. When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water. #1
  2. 2. Run your washing machine and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month. #2
  3. 3. Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks around your pumps. #3
  4. 4. Monitor your water bill continuously for usage. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks. #4
  5. 5. Encourage your family to keep looking for new ways to conserve water in and around your home. #5
  6. 6. Ensure your Housing society or Apartment owners association adopt rainwater harvesting. #6
  7. 7. Turning the water off while you lather the soap can save as many as 5 gallons of water each time you bathe. #7
  8. 8. In order to reduce the usage of water during toilet flushes, put a one litre bottle filled with water inside each of the flush tanks. #8
  9. 9. Use dual piping one pipe for drinking, bathing and utensil cleaning while the other pipe will bring in rain water and treated water for toilet, lawns etc #9
  10. 10. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway and sidewalk and save water every time. #10
  11. 11. Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll save up to 150 gallons per month. #11
  12. 12. Teach your children to turn off faucets tightly after each use. #12
  13. 13. Get a water leak detection system that can alert you of any possible plumbing malfunctions in your home or apartment #13
  14. 14. Wash your vehicle with a bucket of water and sponge than using a hose. #14
  15. 15. Toilet is one of the source wastes water unnecessarily. Upgrade your toilet with new water efficient models. #15
  16. 16. Water your plants deeply but less frequently to encourage deep root growth and drought tolerance. #16
  17. 17. Get a trained property manager who can manage water systems such as saving water in swimming pool, proper management of waste water, detection of leakage etc. #17
  18. 18. The practice of installing individual water meters on multi-family apartment units and billing based on actual consumption results in water savings 8,000 gallons per year. #18
  19. 19. Everyday water is wasted, while bathing and other activities, therefore all new buildings should implement the systems to collect and recycle used water. #19
  20. 20. One must check water usage by maids and domestic servants, since it is these people who are the end users of the resource in apartments. #20
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