Water Shortage, what to do
The rain has come but with all this nice weather that we’ve had lately there may be water shortages ahead this Summer. In the future our water will be metered so this might be a good chance to look at water conservation and how we can play our part to conserve water in our home or business. There are many techniques and devices to help conserve water, such as greywater reuse, for example here is a low tech example,
Water can be conserved by using water-conserving landscaping and irrigation practices, the installation of low-flow fixtures and appliances such as this one (here’s another job for the plumber
Water users can also conserve water through some common-sense strategies in the home. These are known as “Wise Water Use” methods and include taking shorter showers, taking baths instead of showers, running only full loads of laundry and dishes, and being prompt in repairing leaky plumbing.