How to save water
According to statistics, the average person uses 200 liters of water per day. And despite the fact that most of the land covered by water, only one percent of this water is suitable for use, the rest of the sea water is salty, or represented in the form of eternal ice. Water is a limited resource and with the growing population of our planet, it's time to think about saving water.
Here are some facts about the waste of water:
Over 30% of water in some homes go for outdoor use (watering lawns, filling pools, etc.)
Do not turn off the water while you brush your teeth, "lost" about 8 liters per day, per month is 200 liters or more.
One faucet leaking faucet loses 1kaplya/sekundu 3000 liters of water (3 cu. Meters) per year.
Leaking valve toilet leads to a loss of 200 liters of water per day, equivalent to a sink of water 50 times.
Old toilets are spending 60% more water compared to new developments.
On average filling the bath requires about 100 gallons of water, while taking a shower would take only 20-20 liters.
Tips for saving water:
Set the counter cold and hot water in your home. The counter will be repaid quickly, and you will have an incentive not to waste water simply.
Instead of leaving the water to flow in as you brush your teeth, shave, wash dishes or clean the vegetables until you turn it off it does not need.
Take showers efficiently. Do not turn the water "until the leak will heat up" for 5 minutes, or use this water for watering houseplants or aquarium. During the switch off soaping water. Replace the lens of water at "economical."
Use energy efficient appliances (washing machine, dishwasher). Use them at maximum load, or change the program to more economical if the machine is not fully loaded.
Replace the toilet or flush tank to tank, with low to save 2 liters of water for the sink.
If you have a lawn, planted drought-resistant species of grass it.
Set the water treatment system, or purchase a well-known in Europe filters "Brita" instead of buying one bottle of drinking water for another use and inflatable vessels.
My car, use a bucket with a sponge or a saving of high-pressure car wash instead of hoses.
Get a tank for collecting rainwater.