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Tips for saving water?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:58 PM on Oct. 11, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (10)
  • Sorry I haven't got any :(

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:03 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • 10 minute showers.
    Turn off water when brushing teeth.
    If it's yellow, let it mellow. (pee) Flush after 3 times peeing.
    If you take a bath, only fill the tub 1/3 full.
    Get a low flush toilet.
    Don't leave the water hose turned on in the yard.

    Answer by NightPhoenix at 9:05 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • If you have more than 1 kid bath them together
    don't drain the tub, get a bucket and use the tub water to "flush"

    Answer by OwensMama824 at 9:10 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • Don't use the dishwasher or use when fully loaded.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:12 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • When hand-washing dishes, put the water and soap in the largest container and use that as your wash basin. When the other dishes are done, the container will be partly washed already from the sloshing around of the other dishes.

    Answer by Bmat at 9:17 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • get a low flow shower head.

    Answer by proudmomma777 at 10:07 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • found this site, hope it helps.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:08 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • i use paper plates at home and sometimes plastic cups. that way i dont have to use the dishwasher so often.

    Answer by proudmomma777 at 10:10 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • Check how much you're watering your lawn! Especially in Southern California, we over-water. has great ideas.

    Answer by gdiamante at 10:23 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • Get a shower head with an on/off button. Turn the water on to get wet, off to wash, on to rinse, off to shampoo, on to rinse hair. I got mine at Wal-Mart for $5.00. It is smaller than most shower heads and therefore has lots of pressure. The shower head is only about 1 inch across. If you use a hand held shower head but still want pressure, go to the pet section and get one there. The price is comparable, but it also has a small shower head and lots of pressure.

    And, my 2 girls love to shower with me. We all get clean and still use less water than my 13 year old son.

    We have a dishwasher, but we use it for a drying rack when we hand wash the dishes. The dishes don't pile up waiting for a full load, and we don't run the dishwasher half full.

    We use TIDE washer balls instead of powder or liquid detergent. They have detergent and fabric softener in them and you can do away with the second rinse and spin

    Answer by Leslie2164 at 10:29 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

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