Water Conservation 101
With World Water Day approaching, water safeguarding and preservation is at the forefront of our minds. In 2016, the most severe crisis facing cities is water shortages. However, with some small changes in daily water usage, it is possible for households to become more self-sufficient when it comes to water supply. From saving water in our homes to large scale water conservation projects, conserving water can help not only the environment but also our back pocket. But what is water conservation?
Water conservation refers to ‘’any beneficial reduction of water usage, loss or waste. It also includes the strategies and activities to manage and protect water resources to meet the demand for human consumption.’’ By understanding all of the benefits of conserving water, from the maintenance of essential aquatic ecosystems to saving exorbitant amounts of money spent annually on recycling, cleaning and purifying water, we are helping the world’s environment and our local area. The Water Filter Men created this infographic that looks at everything from tips to conservation projects worldwide. Let’s take a look!