How do you reduce the amount of your water bill each month? It's simple! You can do it by reducing the amount of water you use! Most water conservation methods are simple to implement in the average home. For instance, suggest that family members not allow the faucet to run while brushing their teeth, but instead have a glass of water handy for quick rinsing.
If you're tired of high water bills, then it may be time to try a few of the tried and true water saving methods below:
Most water that is used in your house is safe for reuse in other applications. This water is called "gray" water. Gray water is the water that has been used in your washing machine, bathtub, laundry and kitchen sinks and showers.
By learning to use the least amount of water possible in your home each day, not only will you reduce your water bill, but you'll be saving one of the world's most valuable resources in the process.
Important - "Black" water should not be confused with "gray" water. Black water comes from toilets, kitchen sinks and dishwashers. Black water contains a high concentration of bacteria, and may be contaminated with viruses or other pathogens.
Always check in your area to make sure that you are using your gray water correctly according to the ordinances and laws in your city/state. In some areas of the country, it is only permissible to use gray water under certain conditions.
Janean Nusz is a freelance writer, instructor and copywriter. Visit her website, Author's Art, at Authorsart.com for budget tips, freebies and other information.
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