The Ancient Mariner was more prescient with this quote than his creator ever realized. Whether you believe in the impact of climate change and the resulting water shortage or not it just makes sense to be conserve a precious and finite resource. These are few no-nonsense water-saving tips for remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, upgrading your fixtures and appliances and/or maintaining your home’s efficiency.
WaterSense, a water efficiency program launched by the Envrionmental Protection Agency, is designed to educate Americans to make smart water choices that save money and maintain high environmental standards without compromising performance. The WaterSense label is easily identified on products that perform more efficiently than their counterparts. To qualify for the WaterSense label, manufacturers must obtain third-party verification that their high-efficiency products achieve the standards of the EPA.
- Fix leaky toilets, faucets and hose bibs
- Install water-saving showerheads, faucets and toilets
- Insulate your water pipes to get hot water faster
- Keep your garden watering system in good working order
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