Efficient Ways to Conserve Water

World water day is observed yearly on March 22nd to educate people about the global significance of the water in maintaining a sustainable life on earth for humans and other living beings. Water is essential for all, but the exploitation of this major resource is affecting millions across the world. According to WHO, more than 2.1 billion people lack access to hygienic water! Yes, you read it right. That accounts for 1/4th of the world population. Have you imagined the lives of these 1/4th? We bet you can’t, unless, you want to do something about it. Then what’s stopping you? Like every year, let’s take a step forward to conserving water for the betterment of those 1/4th as well as for the generations to come. The article lists the most effective ways to save water.

  • Shut off the water while brushing your teeth.
  • Use a dishwasher to clean the dishes.
  • Turn off the tap while shaving.
  • Fix the leaks in pipes and faucets.
  • Don’t leave the water running while washing your vegetables.
  • Don’t use toilet to dump cigarettes or other waste.
  • Install automatic shut-off devices on faucets.
  • Use a broom instead of a hose to clean sidewalks.
  • Shut off the tap while washing your hands.
  • Don’t use bottled water.
  • Don’t throw away the leftover water in the water bottle, pour it onto the plants.
  • Refrain from flushing the toilet too many times.
  • Don’t forget to leave the taps closed!
  • Avoid taking long showers.
  • Avoid using a hose to wash cars, use a bucket instead.

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