Do you know how much water a family of four uses every day in the United States? Not 50 gallons, not 100 gallons, but 400 gallons! You could take up ten baths with that much water - but who would want to do that?
The City of Roseville is a partner (PDF) with the EPA in the EPA WaterSense. The WaterSense Program seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by promoting water efficiency and enhancing the market for water-efficient products, programs, and practices. Products carrying the WaterSense label perform well and help save money.
In our partnership the city helps promote water conservation through water rate structures where higher users pay a higher usage fee.
Ways to Conserve Water
There are many ways to save water. Here are the top 5 ways to conserve water according to the Water Saver Home website.
Find and fix leaks
Replace your old toilet, the largest water user in your house
Replace your washer, the second largest water user in you house