Water conservation has a great number of benefits. First, it decreases the energy and resources being consumed by purification and transportation methods. Second, since overloaded systems can create back-flow into natural habitats, conserving water can lessen pollution to nearby lakes, rivers, and reservoirs. And of course, there’s always the added perk of lower monthly bills!
The homestead is ripe for opportunities to save water. Here are a just a few to get you started!