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WaterSense Labeled Homes: Building in Water Savings for Arizona

October 11, 2021

[…] you’re getting peace of mind with a WaterSense labeled product.         Look for the WaterSense label when installing toilets, bathroom faucets, and showerheads. Save water with clothes or dishwashers by looking for the ENERGY STAR label. Another great option for homeowners looking to improve their outdoor water use is to hire a certified irrigation professional. These individuals have […]

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Give the Gift That Keeps on Saving

December 12, 2019

[…] is less water to heat. And, the higher speed spin cycle removes more water, easing the dryer’s workload, as well. A family of four can save 1,000 gallons a month. Dishwashers can also save you both water and energy. If your dishwasher is more than a decade old, newer dishwashers are now using one-third to one-half less water. A dishwasher […]

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Detect and Chase Down Leaks with the 10-Minute WaterSense Challenge

March 8, 2022

[…] water is spraying smoothly and clean openings as needed. Under the sink: Check for pooling water under pipes and rust around joints and edges. Appliances: Check for pooling water underneath dishwashers and refrigerators with ice makers, which could indicate a supply line leak. In the Basement, Garage, or Utility Room Water heater: Check beneath the tank for pooling water, rust, […]

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Detecting Sneaky Leaks: How to Find a Plumbing Leak at Home

December 7, 2021

[…] you keep the following in mind: Make sure that all the water faucets in the home are turned off. Also, check and make sure that the washing machine and the dishwasher are not running. Check your water meter and take note of the numbers. Check back in an hour or two and check the numbers again. If the numbers have […]

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6 Habits to Fall in Love with this Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2021

[…] huge water savings. 4. Fall in love with checking for water leaks. Break-up with avoiding fixing leaky faucets and save water and money. 5. Fall in love with running your dishwasher only when it is full. Break-up with running partial dishwasher loads. 6. Fall in love with pool cover options. Break-up with leaving your pool uncovered and avoid evaporation.   […]

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Wayne Drop Asks “Are You Ready to Chase Down Leaks?”

March 15, 2021

[…] drips and tighten aerators or replace fixtures if necessary. Under the sink: Check for pooling water under pipes and rust around joints and edges. Appliances: Check for pooling water underneath dishwashers and refrigerators with ice makers, which could indicate a supply line leak. Here I am at a past Fix a Leak Week event! To my left is Leaky Loo […]

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Making the Most of the Water in Your Home

August 20, 2019

[…] losing a lot of water into your home. By fixing these leaks and receiving regular maintenance, you’re saving water along the way! Use your machines on a full load: Your dishwasher and washing machine can conserve water by only being used when they have a full load. Don’t run the washing machine with only a few items of clothing inside. […]

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BE A WATER DETECTIVE BY FINDING AND FIXING LEAKS AND SAVE THOUSANDS OF GALLONS EACH YEAR

March 19, 2019

[…] A showerhead leaking at 10 drips per minute wastes more than 500 gallons per year? That’s the amount of water it takes to wash 60 loads of dishes in your dishwasher. An irrigation system that has a leak 1/32nd of an inch in diameter (about the thickness of a dime) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month? Common […]

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APPRECIATING WATER BY SAVING IT IN SIMPLE WAYS

October 26, 2018

[…] at least every week. You’ll never know when a rat may have eaten through one of those pipes or you’ve sprung a leak in your landscaping. Running your washer and dishwasher only when full can save up to 1,000 gallons of water a month. Photo by Andy Fitzsimon on Unsplash. Wash your clothes once a week This is best for […]

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Four Simple Ways to Help Out With The Drought!

June 19, 2018

[…] calendar of local landscape classes, an online landscape watering guide, fun games and contests for youth and more! Take shorter showers, wash with only full loads in your clothes or dishwasher, and please don’t leave the water running! Purchase fixtures with this label for highest efficiency.   2. Install water saving fixtures and/or appliances WaterSense is a product labeling program […]

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FREE MONTHLY LANDSCAPE WATERING ADVICE SENT RIGHT TO YOUR PHONE

May 7, 2018

[…] translate to more frequent pruning and can contribute to tree blow overs. We need to use our water resources wisely. Water that is used indoors — from showers, sinks, washers, dishwashers, and toilets — is recaptured as wastewater, treated, and put to use again. Water that is used in the landscape can’t be. As much as 70 percent of a […]

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MAKE YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION TO SAVE WATER TODAY

January 2, 2018

[…] glass for your drinking water each day, or refill a water bottle to cut down on the number of glasses to wash. Around the House  Run your washing machine and dishwasher only when they are full and you could save 1,000 gallons a month. Install water-saving aerators on all of your faucets. Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow. […]

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