20 Ways To Conserve Water In The Home. March 22 is World Water Day!
Read and share the following tips, and do your part to help reduce our overall water consumption! With more and more areas struggling with droughts, conserving water is more important than ever. Even if you’re not living in a drought-stricken region, cutting back on water use also means a lower utility bill and helps conserve a precious resource. Whether you’re ready to cut back on your showers or replace your lawn with water-wise plants, there are lots of big and small ways that you can conserve water around the home. Don’t worry if you can’t do everything on this list. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Image Credit: Creative Commons photo by Gabrielle Rocha Love This?
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Find out why the tap isn’t so bad. 1. Bottled water is NO safer than tap water—in fact, it is LESS regulated. Bottled water can be sourced from virtually anywhere. And much of the time it’s simply tap water that has been packaged in plastic and sold. 2. This amazing washing machine uses virtually no water. Nearly a quarter of the water your household uses goes into your washing machine, and the average family of four will use 12,000 gallons of water a year on laundry.
What if there were a way to de-stankify your clothes without draining the ocean? Now there is, thanks to British company Xeros, which has made what it says is the first true leap forward for washing machines in 60 years. Using only a cup of water — about 90 percent less than normal washers — Xeros’ washing machine tumbles clothes with a million little plastic beads that absorb dirt when humidity is present. The recyclable polymer beads are good for about 500 washes. (After that, please be careful not to dump them in the Great Lakes.) “If all UK households converted to the technology, it would save around seven million tonnes of water per week,” writes the Daily Mail — approximately 1.8 billion gallons, or almost three Olympic-sized swimming pools. New York City’s water: Brought to you by Mother Nature. Video - Connaissez-vous votre consommation réelle en eau ? - Maxisciences.
L'eau est un bien très précieux, mais rare sur la planète.
Connaissez-vous votre consommation réelle en eau? Avez-vous déjà partagé cet article? Partager sur Facebook Partager sur Twitter L’eau est une ressource rare. Si on prend donc en compte la consommation totale d’eau, boire une simple tasse de café à un comptoir revient à consommer 130 litres d’eau. Un steak à 3 400 litres d’eau Même si les consommations citées ci-dessus semblent énormes, le haut du pavé revient à la consommation de viande.
L’équivalent de 2 Boeings remplis d’eau par Français et par an Ainsi, chaque français consomme chaque année, si on prend en compte les consommations indirectes, l’équivalent de 2 Boeings rempli d’eau, soit 1.783 M³ d’eau. Water Filter Saves Lives, Trees in Cambodia. Use 70% Less Water With Automatic Recycling Shower. Did you know that conventional showers send about 19,000 gallons of water down the drain every year?
There are lots of ways to reduce personal water consumption. You could take shorter showers, install a low-flow shower head, or use a shower bucket to save falling water for other uses in your home and garden. But these changes require resources, tools, and more importantly, time and effort. What if your shower could just save water automatically? An Australian company is winning awards left and right for a shower design that does just that. CINTEP’s water recycling shower will look and feel just like a normal shower, but will use 70 percent less water than conventional designs.
VentureBeat explains: The recycling shower captures used water in a reservoir, which is likely to be built into the base of the shower. Because the water is recycled, the shower puts out a decent flow at the rate of about 9 liters of water per minute, while only actually using about 2.7 liters of water per minute. Les Biefs du Pilat - Gestion globale de l'eau.