Using Water Wisely

Introduction

Water is important to every household for drinking, cooking, bathing, cleaning, and landscaping. Water use has increased steadily over time, and conserving our water supply has become more necessary than ever. Water conservation as a way of life can help to lessen the likelihood of future water shortages.

Did You Know?

Although 75% of the Earth's surface is covered by water, only 0.6% of it is fresh water and available to be used in the home.

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Get the Most Out of Your Water Use

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Water Conservation

There are many devices that can be installed in your home to reduce the amount of water used.

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Lawn Care & Irrigation

Tailor your lawn care practices to suit local conditions and save money and time.

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Water Quality

Preventing water pollution begins at home!

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Get to Know Your Watershed

Water resources within your watershed are affected by all the actions on your land.