Americans are among the world’s top consumers of water, from drinking and cooking with it, to our bathing and cleaning habits. Although wastewater goes to a municipal treatment facility before finding its way back into our local, we have to consider the environmental impact of processing all those gallons of water for a single city, including the chemicals used to make it acceptable for human consumption.
We property managers can do a lot to help encourage our residents make small, regular changes to how they go about their daily tasks. Over time, these practices can make a big difference.
While water conservation may seem like a no-brainer, being reminded of simple things we can do around the house encourages us all to save money and preserve the environment at the same time. In your next monthly newsletter and through social media, pass along these easy ways to conserve water:
In addition to promoting water conservation among residents, property managers can implement water conservation practices on the property itself.
Practicing these techniques will definitely help us all do our part to help conserve water, but they’ll also encourage us to adopt more eco-friendly practices in other areas of our lives, such as consuming less energy and recycling on a regular basis. For additional ideas on eco-friendly practices, check out our posts on How To Start a Community Garden and How Your Entire Community Can Go Green!
How have you encouraged water conservation in your community? Share your ideas in the comments!