There are 1.1 billion people in the world who do not have access to safe drinking water, and that number will more than double by 2020. The United States uses some 450 billion gallons of water every day. Unfortunately, we have taken our water supplies for granted and have developed some wasteful habits. Strangely enough, we drink very little of our drinking water…only one percent of what is produced by water utilities to be exact. The rest goes on our lawns, in washing machines, and down toilets and drains. We need to think more about how we use our water supplies. Consider, for example, if everyone in the U.S. flushed the toilet just one less time each day, we could save the amount of water it would take to fill a lake a mile long, a mile wide and four feet deep.
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The Save Water Texas team of historical edutainers took center stage at an exciting community event, The Texas Heritage Earth Day, held at the CCEMS Education Center in Spring, Texas on April 21, 2018.
Saving money is on all of our minds these days, and implementing proper watering and planting practices can not only provide positive differences in your water bill, but also give your lawn the best possible opportunity to grow and thrive.