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11. Shortening your shower by just a minute or more can save up to 150 gallons of water a month. If you take showers that are less then five minutes, you will save as much as 5000 gallons of water per month.12. Compost instead of using the garbage disposal.
12. Try to shower instead of taking a bath. A full tub of water can require up to 70 gallons of water.
13. If you have to run the shower or bath to warm up the water, use the cold water to fill a bucket and water plants, soak stained laundry, fill a pot for cooking beans in the kitchen, or use it for some other purpose, so it doesn’t go to waste.
14. Catch water with a rain barrel or some other water-catchement system so you don’t have to use municipal water to keep your lawn green or your garden plants healthy. Some water conservation systems are not only functional, but beautiful too. Though you may not be able to get away with catching rainwater in the U.S.
We should remember that by 2025 the availability of water, a most precious commodity (besides air) shall come down by 50% across the globe. 50% of the total population of the World shall be without water.
Let us be very particular about the use of water. Shrinking resources of water and its continuous waste on our part (cannot say by our ignorance) - even nature shall not spare us.