Save money on water
by doing simple things like always running full loads in your washing machine
and dishwasher. Some people in
dessert areas route the hoses of their washing machines to the outside so they
can reuse that water.
Keep an eye on your water meter. If
a pipe breaks between your home and the front of the street, you are responsible
for the lost water. You could be charged hundreds of dollars. All
plumbing eventually fails, and it is not covered by insurance. Insurance
companies do not cover your plumbing. You must do the maintenance and be
mindful of what is happening with the water coming in and out of your home.
Turn the water pressure down in your children's bathroom, and
they will use less water.
Watch for leaks in your
plumbing, which not only run up your water bill, but lead to mold
with plants that don't need much water in arid regions.
Use drip irrigation in