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					Simple
Ways
for
Anyone
to
Save
Water
…its
too
easy
NOT
to

1.

Low
Flow
‐
Toilets
and
showers
are
the
greatest
consumer
of
water
in
all
households.
If
all
households
installed
water‐saving appliances,
water
use
in
the
world
would
decrease
significantly.

2.

No
More
BoFled
Water
‐
Worldwide,
we
drink
some
14
billion
gallons
of
boFled
water
a
year
‐
even
though
it’s
oKen
no
safer
or beFer‐tasLng
than
tap,
and
wastes
fuel
and
water
for
boFling
and transport.
Drink
Smart:
refill
a
durable,
transportable
boFle.

3.

Smart
Shave
‐
Don't
let
the
water
run
while
you’re
shaving.
Instead,
fill
the
sink
with
a
small
amount
of
water
and
rinse
your
razor
as
you shave.
Turn
on
the
faucet
only
when
needed.

4.

Scrape,

Don’t
Rinse
‐
Its
usually
not
necessary
to
rinse
dishes
as
much
as
most
people
do
before
they
put
into
the
dishwasher. Scrape
the
food
off
with
a
spatula
or
sponge
before
puZng
into dishwasher
instead.

5.

Catch
and
Release
‐
When
waiLng
for
cold
tap
water
to
warm
up,
capture
wasted
water
in
a
pitcher
or
watering
can
to
water
your plants
later.

6.

water
pollutants
that
can
degrade
water
quality
including
paint, automoLve
fluids,
construcLon
debris,
yard
waste,
pesLcides, trash
and
pool
chemicals.

Clean
Up!
‐
Pet
waste
is
just
one
of
the
many
common
storm


				
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