Run the dishwasher only when full to save water and energy.
Install a water- and energy-efficient dishwasher. Save: 3 to 8 Gallons/Load.
Dishwashers typically use less water than washing dishes by hand.
If your dishwasher is new, cut back on rinsing. Newer models clean more thoroughly than older ones.
Soak pots and pans instead of letting the water run while you scrape them clean.
When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run. Fill one basin with wash water and the other with rinse water
If you accidentally drop ice cubes, don’t throw them in the sink. Drop them in a house plant instead.
Don’t use running water to thaw food. Defrost food in the refrigerator.
Plug the sink instead of running the water to rinse your razor. Save: Up to 300 gallons a month.
Install low-flow showerheads. Save: 2.5 Gallons
Take five-minute showers instead of 10 minute showers. Save: 12.5 gallons with a low flow showerhead, 25 gallons with a standard 5.0 gallon per minute showerhead.
Turn off the water while washing your hair. Save: Up to 150 gallons a month
Use the washing machine for full loads only to save water and energy.
Install a water-efficient clothes washer. Save: 16 Gallons/Load
About Sol Wave Water
Sol Wave Water is locally owned and operated in Santa Barbara, California. We specialize in providing exceptional quality, equipment, and service. We provide all types of systems from entry-level to high end specialty.