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Water Conservation
300 W. Davis
Conroe, Texas 77301

Business Hours

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

Phone: 936.522. 3885

Water Conservation Tips

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Practice good water-use habits.

There are a number of ways to save water, and they all start with you.

Kitchen Tips 

■ When washing dishes by hand, don't let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water. 
■ Wash your produce in a pan that is partially filled with water instead of running water from the tap. 
■ Collect the water you use for rinsing produce and reuse it to water houseplants.
■ Use the garbage disposal sparingly. Compost instead and save gallons every time. 
■ Dry scrape dishes instead of rinsing them and do not pre-rinse dishes if you are using the dishwasher. 
■ Run the dishwasher with a full load to save water, energy and detergent. 
■ Use the dishwashers short wash cycle if your dishes are only lightly soiled. 
■ Keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator instead of running the tap for cold drinks, so that every drop goes down you not the drain.
■ Transfer frozen foods to the refrigerator to defrost the night before instead of letting water run over them. 

Bathroom Tips 

■ Run water just to wet and rinse your hands and while brushing your teeth. 
■ Turn off water while shaving. Put hot water in the sink instead of letting the water run. 
■ If your shower can fill a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, then replace it with a water-efficient showerhead. 
■ Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You'll save up to 1000 gallons a month. 
■ Plug the bathtub before turning the water on, then adjust the temperature as the tub fills up. 
■ Turn off the water while you are shampooing your hair. 
■ Install low-volume toilets. 
■ Put food coloring in your toilet tank. If it seeps into the toilet bowl, you have a leak. It's easy to fix, and you can save more than 600 gallons a month. 
■ Don't use your toilet as a trash can for paper and facial tissues.  

Laundry Room Tips 

■ Run your washing machine and dishwasher only when they are full and you could save 1000 gallons a month. Conventional washing machines use 32-59 gallons per load. 
■ When you shop for a new appliance, consider one offering cycle and load size adjustments. They are more water and energy-efficient than older appliances. 
■ Match the load setting with the amount of laundry to be washed if you must wash partial loads. 
■ Use the shortest wash cycle for lightly soiled loads as it uses less water than other cycles.  

Outdoor Tips 

■ Only water your lawn when needed. You can tell this by simply walking across your lawn. If you leave footprints, it's time to water 
■ Divide your watering cycle into shorter periods to reduce runoff and allow for better absorption every time you water. 
■ Use the sprinkler for larger areas of grass. Water small patches by hand to avoid waste. 
■ Minimize evaporation by watering during the early morning hours, when temperatures are cooler and winds are lighter. 
■ Check your sprinkler system frequently and adjust sprinklers so only your lawn is watered and not the house, sidewalk, or street. 
■ Use porous materials for walkways and patios to keep water in your yard and prevent wasteful runoff. 
■ We're more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don't forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses for leaks. 
■ Adjust your lawn mower to a higher setting. Longer grass shades root systems and holds soil moisture better than a closely clipped lawn. 
■ Plant during the spring or fall when the watering requirements are lower. 
■ Use a layer of organic mulch around plants to reduce evaporation and save hundreds of gallons of water a year. 
■ When you clean your fish tank, use the water you've drained on your plants. The water is rich in nitrogen and phosphorus, providing you with a free and effective fertilizer. 
■ Avoid planting turf in areas that are hard to water such as steep inclines and isolated strips along sidewalks and driveways. 
■ Use a broom instead of a hose to clean your driveway or sidewalk and save 80 gallons of water every time. 
■ Periodically check your pool for leaks if you have an automatic refilling device. 
■ Install covers on pools and spas and check for leaks around your pumps. 
■ Check your water meter and bill to track your water usage. 
■ Evaporative coolers require a seasonal maintenance checkup. For more efficient cooling, check your evaporative cooler annually.