From taking a shower to washing dishes and clothes, we use multiple gallons of water every day at home. A certain level of usage is essential, but many households are squandering water needlessly. Simple measures such as using low-flow showerheads, using dishwashers and washing machines only when full or nearly full, and upgrading to modern appliances can significantly cut the amount of water you use in your home. It’s a resource that’s far too precious not to conserve, and this infographic from Nature’s Water can help you to reel in excess water consumption.
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