Summertime means hot days and sporadic rainfall, if any. This makes it even more important to save water this summer, especially when the sun seems to be getting hotter by the year, with parts of Australia being subjected to drought-like conditions. Aside from the fact that conserving water is the right thing to do, it also wouldn’t hurt to cut your water bills. So to save some money and conserve a precious resource at the same time, here are some tips on how to save water this summer.
There may be abundant water where we live, but that isn’t the case in many other parts of the world. With hundreds of millions of people worldwide not having access to clean water, the least we could do is adopt a more responsible attitude towards water, and make conscious efforts to conserve it. Here are 6 ways to save water at home.
Can you imagine going to work or school without showering? Unless you’re the type who abhors water, a shower is absolutely a very necessary part of your day. One thing about showers, however, is that they also waste a lot of water. To get an idea how much water goes to waste with every shower, a typical shower uses up to 94 litres or even more, depending on how long you stay under it.
If you’re on a mission to conserve water at home, the shower would be a good place to start. Here are some of the things you can do to not waste water in the shower.
Water may be abundant at home, but we have to keep in mind that there are serious water shortages in other parts of the globe. While we don’t share their water woes, it doesn’t mean we can afford to waste water, especially at home. Conserving water at home is the least we can do for the environment. There is no reason for us to not conserve water, particularly when doing so helps us lower our monthly water bills.
Here are some tips to conserve water at home.
Our part of the world may have abundant water, but the same could not be said about many other parts of the globe. In these areas, water is a dwindling resource. With water shortages everywhere, it’s only proper that we practice water conservation ourselves.
There are many different ways that we can conserve water at home. For one, we can take shorter showers, because showers can waste a lot of water per minute. We can also get rid of the habit of keeping the tap running while brushing our teeth. However, few techniques are as effective at water conservation as installing low-flow faucets and showerheads.
We may not realise it immediately, but our water bills may be racking up some of the highest monthly charges in our household. After all, we use water all the time, and in many cases, waste it. Needless to say, we need to conserve water to lower our water bills, even when we live in an area where water seems abundant. That being said, here are some easy ways to lower your water bills.