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By: Franzinne Lacida Martinez-6G1
What is Water Conservation?Water conservation is a practice in whichpeople, companies, and governmentsattempt to reduce their water usage.
Why Conserve Water?Water is essential to life on earth. We needwater to grow food, keep clean, providepower, control fire, and last but not least, weneed it to stay alive!
If water is constantly being cleanedand recycled through the earth’swater cycle, why do we need toconserve it?The answer is that people use up our planet’sfresh water faster than it can naturally bereplenished.
Simple Ways To Conserve Water• When washing dishes by hand, dont let the waterrun while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash waterand the other with rinse water.• Run your clothes washer and dishwasher onlywhen they are full. You can save up to 1,000gallons a month.
Simple Ways To Conserve Water• Some refrigerators, air conditioners and ice-makers are cooled with wasted flows of water.Consider upgrading with air-cooled appliances forsignificant water savings.• Adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is wateredand not the house, sidewalk, or street.
Simple Ways To Conserve Water• Plant in the fall when conditions are coolerand rainfall is more plentiful.• Use the garbage disposal sparingly.Compost vegetable food waste instead andsave gallons every time.
Simple Ways To Conserve Water• Water your lawn and garden in the morningor evening when temperatures are cooler tominimize evaporation.• Wash your fruits and vegetables in a pan ofwater instead of running water from thetap.
Here is a video about WaterConservation Tips And waterconservation• http://youtu.be/GOLf2RbxmzE• http://youtu.be/oGdgawV8UFw