Conserving and balancing water use is critical to fighting climate change and preserving our planet’s water supplies. Support water conservation projects by reducing and balancing your individual or corporate water footprint.
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Water Reduction Tips
#1 Go Native!
Plant native vegetation and grasses instead of water-thirsty lawns.
#2 Reduce Food Waste
Buy and consume what you need, and enjoy those leftovers!
#3 Watch your wardrobe
Purchase fewer items and wash clothes only when needed.
#4 Turn off lights and electronics
This saves electricity, which may be hydro-powered, and reduces replacement/repurchases.
#5 Go Vegan/Vegetarian
Make the switch or try a plant-based diet on occasion. Food production, especially meats, is 50% of the average omnivore’s water footprint.
#6 Turn it off!
Don’t run faucets – and waste water – when not needed!