12 ways to lower your water bill

Water bills can vary significantly depending on where you live, how much water your family uses, and the time of year.

Only Using the Washer for Full Loads

Waiting until you have enough dirty clothes for a full load — or using  the machine’s “small load” option in a pinch — can go a long way in  reducing water usage.

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Dishwashers are more efficient at washing dishes than our own hands. The trick? Only run it if it’s fully loaded.

Using a Dishwasher — And Only If It’s Full

Upgrading to Water-Efficient Appliances

While replacing home appliances has an upfront cost, you’ll save money on water and energy bills in the long run.

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Upgrading Plumbing Fixtures, Too

Major appliances aren’t all you can upgrade. Plumbing fixtures like  toilets and showerheads offer another opportunity to cut back on water  usage.


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