Due to a 24” pipe break at the Globe Hollow Water Treatment Plant, and firefighting activities, we are issuing a voluntary conservation alert. Repairs anticipated to be completed by 8PM pm today (12/8), at which time normal water usage may resume. For more info. call 860.647.6050
Remember to regularly check for leaks around your home or rental property. According to EPA's WaterSense, household leaks account for nearly 1 TRILLION gallons of wasted water nationwide and 10% of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.
Do not let it drip! Take action now by performing a water audit in your home, or by contacting a plumber to check for leaks.
Outdoor tips: In the United States, 9 billion gallons of water are used daily for residential outdoor water use, mainly for landscape irrigation. It's estimated that about 50% of this water is wasted, in part due to overwatering.
Luckily, there are several easy ways to save water on the outside of your home.
Consider these easy changes to your watering habits for saving water outside your home:
EPA's Water Efficiency in the Home
Local article on planting gardens to save water