Way Easy Water-Saving Tips & What-Have-Yous

Goods & Gadgets Tips and Fixes

When it comes to saving water, there’s no debate. I mean, why not? It’s good for Mom Nature and, especially for those of us here in the western United States, a prudent step to permanently changing our use of H20 in general. So, sprinkled in with some gadgets and DIY how-tos, I thought y’all might appreciate a way easy tip or two to add to your conservation cache.

Rain Bird Sub-Surface Emitter Tubing 

Rain Bird Subsurface Emitter Tubing

Rain Bird Subsurface Emitter Tubing. source: rainbird.com

Rain Bird sub-surface tubing back

Rain Bird sub-surface tubing back. source: rainbird.com

Learn more about the Rain Bird Sub-Surface tubing in this video:

Save 70% of your plant watering!

Save water watering your plants by installing this tubing underground (just beneath plants) or above ground in a flower bed or . You’ll use 70% less water than typical sprayers. Simply hook it up to your faucet and you’re set. You can also purchase a timer which makes saving water and money all the easier, like the one we installed with our Rain Bird Sprinkler System and we a-luv it!

{Extra Water-Saving Tip!} For older, non-low-flow toilets, take a filled-up water bottle or brick and place one inside your toilet tank. This can instantly save up to a half a gallon each time you flush.

Boholmen Rinsing Tub 

Boholmen rinsing tub black

Boholmen rinsing tub black. source: ikea.com

Boholmen rinsing tub lets you save water

Boholmen rinsing tub lets you save water. source: ikea.com

Save half of your dish water!

For the price of a “Hamilton”, you’ll save five times that in water! These sleek and easy to handle tubs can fit easily into your sink to allow you to scrub vegetables, fruit or your dishes without wasting a whole sink-full of water.

{Extra Water-Saving Tip!} Water plants or grass with your leftover rinsing tub water. The handles make it totally doable!

How to Make a Rain Barrel

Rain barrel - making one is easier than you think!

Rain barrel – making one is easier than you think! source: bhg.com

1″ of rain on a 500 sq ft roof = 300 gallons of water saved!

Now we’re talking water conservation! The water you collect from your roof can be used for all your greenery, and, in a pinch, a good washing of your dog…or you! Click in to BHG’s how-to make a rain barrel tutorial and get saving!

 American Standard Multi-Functional Shower Head

American Standard Multi-Functional Shower Head with FloWise Turbine Technology

American Standard Multi-Functional Shower Head with FloWise Turbine Technology. source: amazon.com

American Standard Multi-Shower Head with FloWise Turbine Technology

American Standard Multi-Shower Head with FloWise Turbine Technology. source: amazon.com

Up to 40% in water saving!

The American Standard Flowise 3-Function Showerhead is not your typical water-saving shower head. It actually offers good pressure and has three different settings for persnickety, lather-lingerers.

{Extra Water-Saving Tip!} When washing your hands or brushing your teeth, turn off your faucet. This could save you hundreds of gallons a year.

Click into 100+ Ways to Conserve for more handy H20-saving tips.

Top image source: theconservationfoundation.org

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Written By Skaie Knox

Skaie Knox is a storyteller on a quest to provide sparkling content through copywriting, songwriting and video production. She is founder of HomeJelly, Ruggable.com's key copywriter, a published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). For doable DIY video tutorials, subscribe to her HomeJelly YouTube channel (for link, click on my nose!).