Water Conservation

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Water Smart
What is the one thing we all cannot live without? I’m sure some people would say food, water, twitter, Facebook, and the crimson tide, or something else along those lines. Clearly the one I’m going to concentrate on here is water, the element that consists in three stages, gas, liquid, and solid. Not one single living thing on this earth can survive without it. I mean your body is made up of about 60% water. Given that it covers ¾ of the entire world you would never consider the possibility of it running out which is true. No one is saying that we are going to wake up one day and the earth is going to be as dry as a sponge. But as the earth gets older and more and more people begin to populate earth they need to know efficient ways to populate the earth. I mean if you don’t think water preservation is important, just visit a third world country where finding clean drinking water is extremely rare. Our Job today as a group is simple but important and it is to raise your awareness of water conservation and inform you guys about great ways to conserve water. * 1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. * On average, 10 gallons per day of your water footprint (or 14% of your indoor use) is lost to leaks. Short of installing new water-efficient fixtures, one of the easiest, most effective ways to cut your footprint is by repairing leaky faucets and toilets. * If you use a low-flow showerhead, you can save 15 gallons of water during a 10-minute shower. * Every time you shave minutes off your use of hot water, you also save energy and keep dollars in your pocket. * It takes about 70 gallons of water to fill a bathtub, so showers are generally the more water-efficient way to bathe. * All of those flushes can add up to nearly 20 gallons a day down the toilet. If you still have a standard toilet, which uses close to 3.5 gallons a flush, you...
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