Drinking Water Week: Ways to Conserve Water

May 2, 2014

Credit Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

Next week is the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and it’s Drinking Water Week in Kentucky.  The state Energy and Environment Cabinet is marking the occasion by offering residents ways to conserve water inside and outside their homes. 

They say homeowners should check for leaks in toilets and pipes as well as in garden hoses and nozzles. The also recommend running full loads in washing machines and dishwashers and replacing old showerheads with high-efficiency models.  You can find more of the cabinet’s recommendations here.