15 ways to save water for safe futures

15 Ways to save water Water crises is one of the major issues, the world is facing and it is the responsibility, perhaps the duty of each one of us to contribute towards water management. Intelligent utilization of water resources is the need of the hour. If we continue to waste water in the same manner, the next world war will probably be for water!!
So pledge today that you will proactively involve yourself in conservation of water resources whether in house or outdoor. You can follow these small tips and techniques to save water at your home or office or at any public place.
  1. Never put water down the drain when there may be another use for it such as watering a plant or garden, or cleaning.
  2. Put a little quantity of food colouring in your toilet tank; If colour appears in the toilet bowl without flushing water, this indicates leakage. Fixing it can save you a lot of water.
  3. Avoid flushing the toilet unnecessarily. Dispose off tissues, insects and other such waste in the trash rather than the toilet.
  4. Encourage your school system and local government to help develop and promote a water conservation ethic among children and adults.
  5. Conserve water by washing fruits and vegetables over a plastic tub and use the water collected to water plants.
  6. If water runs off your lawn easily, split your watering time into shorter periods to allow for better absorption.
  7. If your shower fills a one-gallon bucket in less than 20 seconds, replace the  showerhead with a water-efficient model.
  8. After meals, scrape your dishes into the compost bucket before rinsing.
  9. Get the latest news and join the movement by reading, sharing and commenting on save water campaigns.
  10. Check and fix any water leaks at your home.
  11. Install a low-flow shower head.
  12. Wash and dry only full loads of laundry and dishes.
  13. Religiously practice rain water harvesting.
  14. The water in washing vegetables, cutting and cooking can be used in watering garden plants instead of simply disposing it off.
  15. Install water saving devices on your faucets and toilets.