Conserving water will pay off

October 3, 2013 

Water conservation has become a big problem. Saving water seems like an easy task, and it is. There are many ways to save water, and even save money along the way.

Fixing leaky faucets and toilet bowls is one simple way to save up to 20 gallons of water a day. Rising out your cup and reusing it instead of putting it in the dishwasher is also one way to cut back. Using a broom instead of a hose to clean off your driveway or sidewalk will save up to 80 gallons of water every time. Buying special appliances that conserve water may seem a bit pricey, but they will pay off in the long run.

There are many ways that we can conserve water, and it is important that we do so now to protect our future and our children’s future.

CHRISTIANA DEVITO, age 17

Modesto

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