Originally published on BarryNerhus.com
According to the EPA, the average American family of four goes through 400 gallons of water each day. That’s 100 gallons per person! Water is one of our planet’s most valuable resources, meaning that we need to become better about how we use it. By following these steps together, we can cut the costs of our water bills, serve our communities, and know that our actions are making a positive impact on the world we live in.
Prioritize Breaking Bad Water Habits
Our first step should be to fix habits such as leaving the water running while we’re brushing our teeth or shaving. Most bathroom faucets run at two gallons of water per minute, which really adds up! By turning off the tap, individuals can save hundreds of gallons of precious water. 29
Another method of saving water is to stop taking extended showers and turn…
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