HOUSTON, Texas – High temperatures are leading to a record demand for electricity and water this summer. While Houston Water has enough water to meet the demands of its citizens it’s asking the community to help conserve.
Take shorter showers
Turn off the tap while shaving or brushing teeth
Don’t let the faucet run when washing dishes or cooking
Run dishwasher and washing machine only when full
Fix leaky faucets and toilets
OUTSIDE THE HOME
Only water twice a week after dark – to avoid evaporated water loss
Adjust sprinklers to avoid watering the street or sidewalk
Inspect irrigation system for leaks or broken sprinkler heads
Use pool cover
Check pool for leaks
Houston Water has several resources to help you save money on your water bill and tools on how to conserve water. You can find even more water saving tips at https://bit.ly/2qWReZE.
ABOUT HOUSTON PUBLIC WORKS
Houston Public Works (www.HoustonPublicWorks.org) is responsible for streets and drainage, production and distribution of water, collection and treatment of wastewater, and permitting and regulation of public and private construction covering a 627-square mile service area. Houston Public Works is accredited by the American Public Works Association. Facebook & Twitter:@HoustonPWE