WATER CONSERVATION

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WATER CONSERVATION

  1. 1. WATER CONSERVATION<br />The Facts And What You Can Do About It.<br />
  2. 2. Water conservation 2000-2010<br />
  3. 3. Typical Household Water use<br />
  4. 4. WATER FACTS<br />
  5. 5. SEATTLE WATER USE<br />
  6. 6. Rain Water Harvesting For Consumption<br />Cost Rs 4.5 lakh to harvest more than 170 million litres of water annually.<br />Soft Water;<br />5mg/gal of dissloved minerals as compared to 500 in city water<br />Many use similar system for laundry and toilets<br />
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  8. 8. USAGE OF WATERS<br />
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  10. 10. SHOWER<br />
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  12. 12. TOILET USAGE<br />A family of 4 uses 881 gallons of water per week just to flush their toilets<br />If everyone in india flushed one less time a day we could save enough water to make a square mile lake that is four feet deep everyday.<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li>Toilets made before 1993,uses between 3.5 and 8 gallons per flush.
  14. 14. Newer toilets uses less than 1.6 gpf.
  15. 15. This becomes a water use difference of 9.7 gallons per day.
  16. 16. Improved toilets can save a family between 14-17 thousand gallons of water per year.
  17. 17. Some cities and utility companies offer incentives or free toilet replacement.</li></li></ul><li>KITCHEN<br />
  18. 18. KITCHEN FACTS<br />
  19. 19. KITCHEN IMPROVEMENTS<br />Install low-flow faucet aerators.<br />Only run dishwasher when full.<br />New dishwasher are powerfull. Dont pre-wash dishes.<br />Collect excess sink water for watering plants.<br />A garbage disposal wastes lots of water<br />Do not leave running while washing dishes.<br />
  20. 20. LAUNDRY<br />
  21. 21. LAUNDRY<br />Replace old washer with water saver model. New models use 23 gallons as compared to the 41 of the older machines.<br />Only wash full loads.<br />Pretreat stains to svoid rewashing.<br />The washing machine accounts for 21.7% of typical water use.<br />
  22. 22. WAYS TO CONTROL WATER CONSERVATION<br />
  23. 23. 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.<br />Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water. Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances for significant water savings.<br />Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street.<br />Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.<br />Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.<br />Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks around your pumps.<br />Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost vegetable food waste instead and save gallons every time.<br />Plant in the fall when conditions are cooler and rainfall is more plentiful.<br />
  24. 24. THANK YOU<br />BY,<br />DEEBA LAKSHMI<br />SARANYA<br />KAVITHA<br />YAMINI<br />

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