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Water Conservation Crusader

Below you will find some examples of ways we use water every day. In each case there is a tendency to use more than we really need. Answer the questions by clicking on the correct sentence to see if you conserve water or not, and what you can do to help us H-2-Obliterate waste.
When I brush my teeth...

I fill up my cup and then turn the water OFF!
I let the water run the whole time.

When I clean myself...

I take a quick shower.
I take a bath.

When we water the lawn...

We let the the sprinkler stay on until we turn it off.
We use a timer on the sprinkler so we don't over-water.

When we wash the family car...

We use a hose that has a nozzle that can shut off.
We fill a large bucket with soapy water and use that.

When we clean the sidewalk and gutters...

We use a rake and wear gloves on our hands.
We use the hose to wash everything into the street.

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Last Updated: August 30, 2002