Drought and Plumbing – Chino

Drought and Plumbing – Chino

We’re in the fourth year of an historic drought, and we can all look for things to do to help save water.

drain-clog-fix-leak-plumber-pomonaHere are some some easy tips:

• Cut your shower time from 10 minutes to 5 minutes.
   saves up to 12.5 gallons per shower

• Turn off the faucet while you’re brushing your teeth.
  saves up to 4.5 gallons every time

• Only run your dishwasher when it’s completely full.
  saves 5-10 gallons per skipped cycle

• Defrost food in the refrigerator instead of using running water.
  saves up to 2.5 gallons per minute of avoided use

• When doing laundry, match your washing machine’s water setting with the size of your load.

• Soak your pots and pans in the sink instead of using running water.

Remember – every little bit helps. For a plumber’s advice on saving water, call Dave at (909) 592-5855.

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