How to save a supply of fresh water?

How to save a supply of fresh water? Save the planet

Fig. 400-meter devices for irrigation delivers water to the field in Oregon, sown with alfalfa. Currently such costly mechanism replaced with environmentally friendly irrigation systems.

Water is the basis of all life. On Earth sustenance 7 billion of humanity and all ecosystems depend on fresh water, which is only 1% of the total water supply of the planet. To contribute to the preservation of these precious drops, enough to do the following:

  • Try to organize the landscape near his home and planted the plants for watering which under normal conditions would be enough rainwater.

  • Place the funnel in the shower with a weak stream and spray. This way, you get a double saving: hot water and electricity, which goes to its heating.

  • When buying a headset for bathrooms buy compact toilet that has a double sink mode.

  • Repair the leaking taps. From one day to the faulty valve can flow up to 90 liters of water a day.

  • Use the dishwasher and washing machine only when fully loaded. Buy energy-and water-saving models, for saving water and electricity often go hand in hand.

  • Watch your diet. Try to at least use it as a kind of meat like beef, because the beef to cook a hamburger requires 2,000 liters of water!

  • Send items of plastic, glass, metal and paper for recycling. More rarely buy disposable things, the production of which also leaves the water.

  • While brushing teeth and washing dishes turn off the faucet. Try to control the time spent in the shower.

  • Find out where in your home receives water. If it is a lake or reservoir nearby, visit it and try to love. So you will be easier to take care of his safety, following the points above.

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