Posts tagged ‘water conservation’
according to the epa (environmental protection agency), americans use up to 100 gallons of water per day. nearly 450 million people in 29 countries face severe water shortages. predictions indicate that within 5 years, at least 36 u.s. states will face water shortages due to a combination of rising temperatures, drought, population growth, and waste.
research has shown that residential water use could be reduced by as much as 50 percent through efficiency. here are a few simple suggestions for reducing your water consumption. test your water sense with this quiz from the epa.