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Water conservation by Sharanya

  1. 1. Water Conservation<br />
  2. 2. Wastage of Water<br />Wasting water has become a significant environmental problem, both at consumer and industrial levels. Hence, it has become important for individuals and businesses alike to find out ways to reduce the wastage of water and conserve it.<br />
  3. 3. What is water conservation?<br />Water conservation simply refers to reducing the usage of water and recycling waste water for different purposes, such as cleaning, manufacturing and agricultural irrigation. This method definitely accounts as the most efficient and cost effective way to control the use of water<br />
  4. 4. Ways to conserve<br />
  5. 5. At Home<br />Shorten your shower by a minute or two and you'll save up to 150 gallons per month.<br />Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks.<br />Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It's simple, inexpensive, and you can save 140 gallons a week.<br />
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  7. 7. Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use<br />Turn off the water while brushing your teeth! This will, on the average, save 3 gallons of water for each time you brush. <br />
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  9. 9. In the Outdoors<br />Use a bucket of water to clean your car instead of a hose <br />Sweep sidewalks, driveways and patios instead of hosing.<br />Clean gutters and downspouts manually, without using a hose.<br />Cultivate the soil regularly so water can penetrate and develop a good root system.<br />
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  11. 11. In Industries<br />Food Processors<br />Food processing companies typically<br />use water for washing and<br />sanitation, cooling and heating,<br />processing food products and other functions.<br />Typically, the opportunities for<br />water conservation include:<br />— Reusing water in another<br />Process (i.e., using rinse water in<br />cooling towers)<br />— Modifying processes to<br />consume less water<br />— Recycling water within a<br />specific process (where health<br />regulations allow)<br />— Modifying cooling towers to<br />recycle water<br />Hotels and Motels<br />Hospitality industry businesses,<br />primarily hotels and motels, use<br />water for a variety of functions<br />including laundry, preparation of<br />food, cooling and heating, and<br />landscaping. Typically the largest of water use occurs in<br />guest rooms . Therefore , many of<br />the water conservation approaches<br />that have been successfully used to<br />reduce water among residential<br />customers (such as installation of<br />ultra-low-flush toilets, low-flow<br />showerheads, and faucet aerators)<br />a re recommended for hotels and<br />motels.<br />
  12. 12. Thank you<br />Done by Sharanya<br />

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