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Household Water Usage *

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How much water do you use? Conserving water can do more than save your parents' money, it can also save freshwater ecosystems, wetlands, and watersheds. Some companies are trying to help fix the problem by making low flow faucets and showerheads. How well do they work? How much water can you save? Go to the hardware store to buy a few of the water saving products. Compare the amount of water that you run over a period of time to determine how much water you can save. Which water saving product works the best? Sometimes we use gray water as a re-usable water source. Are there other creative ways to reduce your water usage? Can you measure the results? (WMC, 2006; NREL, 2006)

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Bibliography

  • NREL, 2006. "National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Innovation for Our Energy Future," Golden, CO: NREL, U.S. Dept. of Energy. [accessed: 3/1/2006] http://www.nrel.gov/.
  • WMC, 2006. "Watershed Management Council: Advancing the Art and Science of Watershed Management," Boise, ID: Watershed Management Council. [accessed: 3/1/2006] http://www.watershed.org/wmc/index.php.

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