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Many are still blinded by the fact that we have water now, but our water sources are dying, and mix of heat and no rain result in very little new water forming. We have about a year left. Please don’t wait until the last drop to start panicking.
It’s truly frustrating that while some people are trying to conserve water, other (majority) are still wasting or take this drought as a joke! (I saw someone say, the drought is part of our seasons…=__= SERIOUSLY!?? ) It’s our last water, would you use it on the lawns…. or feed the kids and yourself? The logic is that simple.
There are water smart ways to keep a healthy lawn too! It all just require a bit of effort and energy. Manual watering is WAY more efficient and water saving compared to automatic sprinklers that shoots water onto sidewalks and pavements instead of where it’s supposed to water. If you see sprinkler doing that, please fix it.
Also. DO NOT water the yard or garden in the middle of the day when it’s hot. Much of the water evaporates before it could reach the roots.
Only water in early morning or early evening.
(stage 2 water conservation ordinance says watering must be done before 10 am or after 8 pm and only 3 days a week, under 20 minutes each time.)
other indoors water saving tip:
-turn off faucet whenever NOT actually using the water
-save water from veggie/fruit wash in buckets to water garden.
(our family is doing this. and you’d be amazed how much water we could reuse from the kitchen…)
Water wasting is a global issue. Again, we use the fresh water faster than Earth can replenish itself.
Please help spread the word and be conscious about saving water!