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Water Conservation

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Water Conservation

  1. 1. Jose Zarate
  2. 2. <ul><li>Turn off running water </li></ul><ul><li>Take quick showers instead of baths </li></ul><ul><li>Fix leaks from broken pipes or leaky facets/ hose bibs </li></ul><ul><li>Switch to a washer machine or toilet that use less water </li></ul>
  3. 3. Re-using rainwater or runoff <ul><li>Proper amount of watering </li></ul>Install a rain barrel Raised flower beds
  4. 4. Graywater <ul><li>Greywater is washwater. That is, all wastewater except toilet wastes and food wastes </li></ul>
  5. 5. New Irrigation technologies <ul><li>Mp rotators </li></ul><ul><li>Smart controller </li></ul><ul><li>Drip systems </li></ul><ul><li>Micro sprays </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to conserve water in a landscape <ul><li>Mulching </li></ul><ul><li>Drought/native plants </li></ul><ul><li>Xeriscape </li></ul><ul><li>Preventing runoff </li></ul><ul><li>Less turf </li></ul>
  7. 7. How you drink/use water <ul><li>Water bottle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>takes nearly 7 times the amount of water in the bottle to actually make the bottle itself </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Washing cars or driveways </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wash cars at carwashes which recycle their water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sweep driveway instead of washing it down </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. New water restriction laws <ul><li>Water limitations </li></ul><ul><li>Days/ times when water can be used </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling water </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of water </li></ul><ul><li>Water meters installed to houses </li></ul>
  9. 9. Water Facts <ul><li>Oceans, seas, and lakes cover 75% of the earths surface </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The other 15% are deserts, polar ice caps, and mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><li>97% saltwater in oceans and seas </li></ul><ul><li>3% is freshwater </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1% percent is available for drinking /agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2% is frozen in the polar ice caps. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>884 million people, lack access to safe water supplies </li></ul>
  10. 10. Water cycle

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