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Earth Month: 5 Tips & Facts on Preserving Water

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 by Admin

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April is Earth Month, so help contribute by learning some key water facts and how you can better preserve the water we have. 🙂

We will be raising money to benefit The League to Save Lake Tahoe through the month of April, so keep an eye on our social media outlets to find out ways you can contribute. You can also checkout our progress and donate at http://www.crowdrise.com/TheArtistic

Fact: Less than .007% of the water on Earth is available for drinking

Fact: Population growth is the primary reason for water shortage.

Fact: Toilets use 22% of the water usage in homes, averaging 6.5 gallons per day!

 

Tip: Turn water off while brushing your teeth

Tip: Try limiting your shower to 5 minutes. Average use is 2 gallons per minute.

Tip: Make sure your dishwasher and washing machine are completely full before running them.

 

Fact & Tip: Make a meatless meal. It takes up to 5,000 gallons of water to produce one pound of meat.

Fact & Tip: It takes 2 gallons of fresh water to generate each kilowatt-hour of traditional electricity. So be sure to turn off your electronics when they are not in use.