This week is the third annual “Fix a Leak Week”, a time to remind Americans to conserve water by checking their household plumbing and irrigation systems for leaks. This program was started by WaterSense, a program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Agency. The mission of this program is to protect the future of our nation’s water supply by promoting and enhancing the awareness and effect of water- efficient products.
Water is a precious resource. From washing clothes to cooking food, nearly every household task – not to mention the sustenance of life itself – relies on a reliable source of good, clean water. Only a tiny fraction – less than1 percent by some estimates – of the Earth’s water supply is usable, yet the average American consumes over 100 gallons each day. And to make matters worse, a large portion of that water is simply wasted. Help save the Earth, as well as save on your utility bills by employing some of these easy tips for saving water with your kitchen faucet.
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U.S. EPA is an acronym for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The U.S. EPA leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Read more »