Water Conservation

By: Jade Sachse

Conservation Definition:

The protection, or restoration of the natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wildlife. Or the act of protecting one thing in particular.

How much water does the average American household use per day? Per month?

Per Day (Per Person): Estimates vary, but each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water per day.

Per Month: It may vary but each family uses about 8,000 gallons and a leaky faucet can waste up to 300 gallons

3 Ways to Conserve your Water:

How much Water will you save by doing these things?:

Gallons saved!:

Brushing Teeth: 3 gallons each day

Dishes: If washing by hand, use the least amount of detergent can save 50-150 gallons a month.

Your Yard: Set lawn mower blades one notch higher. Longer grass means less evaporation. Saves 500 to 1,500 gallons each month.