The California drought has ended! This is great news for residents, businesses, and our reserves. This does not mean we can become careless and mindless when it comes to the good behavior we all established during the dry years. According the EPA, (Environmental Protection Agency,) the average American family uses 400 gallons of water per day. That is a substantial amount of water. A considerable amount of that water could be counted as wasted. Here are 15 great ways to make easy changes that will not feel like you are depriving yourself of water, but will translate to ways to save money and water, and keep California happy and bright and water wise.
1-When you are heating up the shower, place a bucket underneath the stream to collect the water coming out as it gets warm. At 5 gallons per minute, this is a good amount of water being wasted. You can use this water for plants.