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Sustainability In Our Own Backyard. Personal Use of Water. Everybody in some way uses water everyday. Whether they drink it, bath or clean with it, or maybe cook with it. Some people use very little some way to much. Were going to try and tell how to use just the perfect amount.

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Personal Use of Water

Everybody in some way uses water everyday. Whether they drink it, bath or clean with it, or maybe cook with it. Some people use very little some way to much. Were going to try and tell how to use just the perfect amount.

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What We Use Water For

Cooking

Cleaning

Bathing

Drinking

Laundry

Toilets Water games

Water guns

Lawn watering

Farming Businesses

Industry Manufacturing

THE BASICS

Enjoyment

Livelyhood

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How to Reduce Personal

Usage of Water

  • Some of the ways we can reduce the use of water are
  • 1)Install Low Flow toilets in our houses- Because you can save Money, Hydro and other things to help out with the environment.
  • Make sure we shut of taps and get water efficient taps and shower heads
  • Attend recreation opportunities on local lakes and rivers, and learn about the wildlife they support. It will help you understand what we could happen if we don’t manage our water.
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Water Averages

In a 4 person household the average amount of water is 400 gallons which equals 1514.164712 litres a day.

Per a year each person uses 32,120 gallons and 121734.8 litres a year.

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Water Efficient appliances

When you buy water saving appliances it may cost lots, but it also will save you money. By not using as much water you will save money on your water bill. By doing this the appliances will pay for them selves.

Here are some water saving appliances.

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Personal ways of

saving water

Tightly turn off taps when your done using them.

Turn off taps while brushing teeth.

Put water the fridge rather than running water to get it cold.

Don’t run water just to get it to a certain temperature.

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We should conserve water because we are taking fresh water from our ecosystems

when we could use salt water for toilets because we don’t need to waste fresh water for something that we can use salt water for

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Sources

http://askville.amazon.com/water-average-household-consume/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=230193

http://www.saudia-online.com/conversion%20Table.htm

http://www.csgnetwork.com/waterusagecalc.html

http://tomdplant.com/houstonrealestateblog/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Tom-Plant-Low-Flow-Toilet.jpg

http://common1.csnimages.com/lf/1/hash/820/1932118/1/Commercial+Single+Function+Low-Flow+Shower+Head+in+Chrome.jpg\

http://cache4.asset-cache.net/xc/93434525.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=6C4008C0FD9EB5A55E4227D91313B13D8572C979FC384EED19581F762063A964

Picture of water fountain on first slide taken by Drake Carvil at Thomas Greenway Middle School