20 Simple DIY Ways For Water Conservation in Your Home
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.
Run your washing machine and dishwasher only
when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons
Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks
around your pumps.
Monitor your water bill continuously for usage. Your
bill and water meter are tools that can help you
Encourage your family to keep looking for new
ways to conserve water in and around your
Ensure your Housing society or Apartment owners
association adopt rainwater harvesting.
Turning the water off while you lather the soap
can save as many as 5 gallons of water each
time you bathe.
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.
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
Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your
driveway and sidewalk and save water every time.
Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you’ll
save up to 150 gallons per month.
Teach your children to turn off faucets tightly after
Get a water leak detection system that can alert
you of any possible plumbing malfunctions in your
home or apartment
Wash your vehicle with a bucket of water and
sponge than using a hose.
Toilet is one of the source wastes water unnecessarily.
Upgrade your toilet with new water efficient models.
Water your plants deeply but less frequently to
encourage deep root growth and drought
Get a trained property manager who can manage
water systems such as saving water in swimming pool,
proper management of waste water, detection of
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.
Everyday water is wasted, while bathing and other
activities, therefore all new buildings should
implement the systems to collect and recycle used
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.
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