Tips To Help You Save Gallons Of Water a Day

Featured Author: Contra Costa Living Blog Team

It’s time that we all decide to change our excessive water usage. Cutting down on water not only is beneficial for the environment but it can also cut costs on your next water bill. Here are some helpful tips to help you minimize your water use for indoor and outdoor.


  • Washing only full loads of dishes and laundry can help save up to 50 gallons a day.
  • Fix leaks in your household and save 20 gallons a day.
  • Take shorter showers and turn the water off when you’re not under it.
  • Look for water saving devices for your shower, toilet, and washing machine.
  • Spread the word about being water conscious.


  • Water your lawn once or twice a week instead of 5 days a week to save up to 840 gallons a day!
  • Check for leaks in your sprinkler system.
  • Clean your driveways and sidewalks with a broom instead of a hose.
  • Water plants early in the morning to prevent evaporation.

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