Conservation Tips
Conserving water isn’t just good for the environment; it also helps secure our future water supply. By paying attention to how you use water in your home and how many gallons each activity requires, you can usually find some fairly simple ways to reduce your use that won’t hamper your lifestyle.

To help you get started, we’ve compiled a selection of indoor and outdoor water conservation tips. These don’t cover everything, but will help get your ideas flowing as you look around your home and try to figure out ways to conserve. Some of the tips won’t just save water, they also will save on energy and sewer costs. So check out the choices, and see what you can do to make a difference.  
Indoor Tip #1: Check toilets for leaks every six months
Indoor Tip #1: Check toilets for leaks every six months
Check toilets for leaks every six months. Drop food coloring into the tank and wait 10 minutes to see if color comes into the bowl without flushing. If color appears, you have a leak. Not all leaks are noisy, but all are wasteful and result in money down the drain. Toilet repairs are usually inexpensive and the fix can be a simple do-it-yourself project of 15 minutes or less.  
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