All About Water Conservation
You can save up to 20,000 gallons of water a year by not letting the water run (that's enough to fill a swimming pool!). Here are some ways you can conserve water:
- When brushing your teeth, just wet your brush, then turn off the water. Turn the water on again to rinse your brush.
- When washing dishes, fill up the basin and rinse the dishes in it instead of running water over each dish and piece of cutlery.
- When running a bath, plug the tub before you start.
- For when you are thirsty, leave a bottle of water in the refrigerator instead of running water to fill your glass.
From 365 Smart After-School Activities by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.
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