There are a a lot of reason to conserve water. Most states are under for average rainfall this year, and with summer heat in Roanoke, everyone should put in an effort to conserve water useage.
As an HHHunt Community, we strive to exceed government standards for energy efficiency and water conservation during the development process and beyond.
Can you conserve water and live a little greener in your home even if you live in an apartment in Roanoke, VA? Of course. Even if you are living in an apartment you can conserve water, here are a few tips.
First, and easiest solution is to take shorter showers.
Never pour water down the drain when there may be another use for it such as watering a plant or garden for cleaning around your home.
Call HoneyWood Apartments maintenance if you have a dripping faucet in order to have it repaired. If your faucet is dripping at a rate of one drop per second you can actually use 2,700 gallons of water/year.
Use a toilet dam or displacement device such as a bag or bottle to cut down on the amount of water needed for each flush. Be sure installation does not interfere with the operating parts. An easy and free solution, fill a soda bottle with water and put it in your toilet tank.
For additional water, energy and green living ideas, see our Green Living page.