Did you know that if you can reduce your water bill by just $25 each month you’ll have an extra $300 in your pocket at the end of the year?
U.S. News & World Report offers a list of six easy ways that any household can save money on their monthly water bill. These include:
1. Store Cold Water in the Fridge
Rather than running the tap for the water to cool, fill a pitcher and keep it in the refrigerator for when you want a glass of cold water.
2. Take Shorter Showers
If you reduce shower time by 4 minutes, you save nearly 4,000 gallons per year.
3. Don’t Let the Water Run when Shaving or Brushing Your Teeth
This mistake is a complete waste of water and you’ll see money you can save literally going down the drain!
4. Install a Low-Flow Shower Head
You can reduce water used in the shower by as much as 50 percent with a low-flow shower head.
5. Run Full Loads of Dishes & Laundry
Running these appliances only when full reduces the number of times that you’ll need to run them.
6. Don’t Hand-Wash Dishes
YOu will use 1/6 less water by running a full load in the dishwasher.
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