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Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations

Be Water Wise!
How To Conserve Water and Use It Effectively

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Water Conservation is the most cost-effective and environmentally sound way to reduce our demand for water.  There are many effective ways to conserve water in and around your home.

Water Efficiency is the long-term ethic of conserving water resources through the employment of water-saving technologies. Using water efficiently will conserve supplies for future generations. Use the following links to learn how simple and smart it can be to save water.

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Did You Know?
  • Showering and bathing are the largest indoor uses of water domestically (27%).
  • Take short showers instead of baths. A full bathtub requires about 36 gallons of water.
  • An automatice dishwasher uses 9 to 12 gallons of water while hand washing dishes can use up to 20 gallons
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