On average, the world’s population is growing by 80 million people a year which is increasing demand for fresh water. competition for this water exists all over the world and is only going to increase. Therefore, it is vital that we make a few easy, everyday changes to help reduce water wastage in our homes and workplaces.
The only way to really understand and appreciate the importance of water to our lives is to look at some vital information about water needs. The folks at Najboljsa Voda do just that for us in the following infographic.
Every homeowner in the United States has been faced with waiting for hot water at his or her shower or faucet. It is frustrating, inconvenient and it wastes thousands of gallons per household every year. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could turn on a shower and walk right in? Is it a novel thought with today’s know-how and new technology? Not really. Everyone should know that water recirculation systems are available for new homes, but must be specified by the homebuyer.
Wasted water is more than just a drop in the bucket. A typical U.S. household wastes more than 8,000 to 14,000 gallons per year just waiting for hot water in the sink, shower or tub. In addition, rural areas are adding municipal water and sewage systems as new developments are built, putting unprecedented demands on water tables even in states where water supply has not traditionally been a problem.
As a homeowner or business owner one of the easiest things you can do to save water is to inspect and adjust your automatic drip systems on a regular basis. These and other Phoenix water saving tips in this post.