Houston Public Works Offers Water Conservation Tips

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.

INSIDE THE HOME

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