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How much water are you using?

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How to Do a Home Water Audit

It’s so easy to turn on the taps that a lot of us don’t notice how much water we send down the drains every day. But when you add up all those showers, lawns, and dirty dishes, you end up with a lot of wasted water. In fact, the EPA estimates that the average American family of four uses up to 400 gallons of water a day! If you want to turn this around and start conserving water in your home, a home water audit is the best way to figure out where to begin.

Know where your water goes

Check your bills: The easiest way to see how much water you use is simply to look at your water bill – it’ll give you an idea of your monthly usage and also help you keep track of seasonal changes. For example…

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