Are you in a habit of taking long showers just because the weather is too humid? Well, you may feel relieved momentarily, but think about the hardships your children will have to go through in the future. How? Simple. You waste water; eventually water will be scarce for future generations; hence your kids and their kids suffer! Water is the essence of life. So it’s downright compulsory for you to value and save it.
Check out these easy-to-practice steps to conserve water in your daily life:
1. Learn to turn off the tap :
Most people leave their tap running while brushing their teeth or scrubbing the dishes. Not cool! You can save gallons of water with a simple habit formation- Turn off the tap when your toothbrush is in your mouth and when you are scrubbing the utensils.
2. Wash your clothes only for Full Loads :
You may not realize but your high-tech washing machine is not so smart with using water. Whether you throw in 2 clothes to wash or 10, it will demand a full load of water from the tap. So make sure while washing clothes, you use your machine to its optimal level.
3. Your Toilet is not a Wastebasket :
Using your toilet as an Ashtray or a dustbin is not the latest men’s fashion. You waste 5-7 gallons of water every time you flush such petty things that can easily be disposed in the dustbin.
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4. Check your pipes and faucets regularly :
That ancient tap in your backyard has been leaking for ages now. But you choose to ignore just because the water is getting used by the plants and grass. Well, excess of everything is bad, even watering the plants. So stop lazing around and get all the leaking pipes checked.
Water conservation has become the national slogan of the environmentally conscious fashion world. So it’s time for you to get in action too!