Water Savings and EE

Water Savings and EE

It takes a lot of energy to move water around in in our homes and in municipalities that provide public water. According to the USEPA water treatment facilities and wastewater treatment facilities can account for 30 to 40% of a municipalities’ energy use.  On a statewide basis, water treatment facilities and wastewater treatment facilities account for almost 2% of the electricity usage.

So, if you can find ways to use less water you will be reducing the need for electricity.  You can find over 100 ways to reduce your water usage here: https://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/

And you can save even more energy when you opt for cold water rather than hot water when you are brushing your teeth or doing your laundry.