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Hundred Ways to Save Water All of us come in contact with water in all aspects of our lives, at homes, offices, offices, outdoors and at leisure. We all have that opportunity to save water at all those occasions. It is upto us to take that opportunity. 1. When washing dishes, don’t let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water. 2. Evaporative coolers require a seasonal maintenance check-up. For more efficient cooling, check your evaporative cooler annually. 3. Check your sprinkler system frequently and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house sidewalk, or street. 4. Run your washing machine and dishwasher only when they are full and you could save 1000 gallons a month. 5. Avoid planting turf in areas that are hard to water such as steep inclines and isolated strips along sidewalks and driveways. 6. Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks around your pumps. 7. Use the garbage disposal less often. 8. Plant during the spring or fall when the watering requirements are lower. 9. Keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap for cold drinks. 10. Check your water meter and bill to track your water usage. 11. Always water during the early morning hours, when temperatures are cooler, to minimize evaporation. 12. Wash your produce in the sink or a pan that is partially filled with water instead of running water from the tap. 13. Use a layer of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons of water a year. 14. Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway and sidewalk and save up to 80 gallons of water every time. 15. If your shower can fill a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, then replace it with a water-efficient showerhead 16. Collect the water you use for rinsing produce and reuse it to water houseplants. 17. Water your lawn in several short sessions rather than one long one. This will allow the water to be better absorbed. 18. We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses for leaks. 19. Periodically check your pool for leaks if you have an automatic refilling device. 20. Only water your lawn when needed.
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21. While stopping a new appliance, keep in mind that one offering Several different cycles will be more water and energy-efficient.
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course CHEMICAL E 105 taught by Professor Joby during the Spring '11 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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