Water is an irreplaceable resource and fundamental for human uses and other living things. Sustainable water use would ensure that sufficient water is available to meet the needs of both people and nature.Here some tips to reduce the water bill and save water .
1.Close the tap tightly after use.
Always turn taps off tightly so they do not drip.Dripping faucets wastes over 5 gallons(19 liters) of water per day. It may be 2,083 gallons (7885 liters) per year.
2. Don’t fill the bathtub.
Reduce the quantity of water in the bathtub to save your water bill. Modern bathtub holds 25 to 45(170 liters) gallons of water.
Most people use about 30 gallons of water for a bath, filling more water in the bathtub consume 200 liters of water.
3. Fix low -flow showerhead.
If you fix low flow showerhead, it helps to reduce the water flow 50% than the normal.Therefore , water can be saved 30 liters per year.
4.Repair the leaks .
Promptly repair any leaks in and around your taps. A small drop of water leak can waste several thousand litres of water per year .Hence, repair leaks reduce your water bill.
5. Avoid continuous flow of water in kitchen faucets.
6. Don’t waste water while brushing your teeth.
When brushing your teeth, turn off the water .Use short bursts of water for cleaning your brush. In addition , save water when saving, washing and cleaning your hands.You can save 80% of water than the normal continuous flow.
7.Reduce your shower time.
The shorter shower will be greater saving of water. The average person takes 120 liters of water for 10 minutes shower time.Thus, reducing the shower time might help to save your water bill.
If you reduce 3 minutes in your shower time , you can save $100 per year.
8.Plan for big load laundry wash.
You can reduce your water bill by big load Laundry wash.Presoak the laundry clothes also helps to save water and electricity.
9.Fix faucet aerators.
Water consumption can be reduced by faucet aerators.Aertors mix the air in the water which helps to create strong flow but it will be less water.
10. Check your toilet leaks.
Put a few drops of color in your toilet tank. If color appear in the bowl without flushing your toilet , water leakage in toilet.It may be wasting more than 100 gallons of water a day.
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