Conserving Water What you should know... Why you should care... What you can do to help. Gregg Welstead Director, Conservation & Compliance.

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Conserving Water What you should know... Why you should care... What you can do to help. Gregg Welstead Director, Conservation & Compliance Slide 2 Conserving Water Have we run out of water? Are we out of options? Is this our last stand? Fight for the Water Hole - - - Frederick Remington Slide 3 Conserving Water Where does our water come from today? Slide 4 Conserving Water What role does our geography/geology play? Slide 5 Conserving Water What happens when demand exceeds supply? Slide 6 Conserving Water When will we run out of water? Slide 7 Conserving Water Where will we get this not so cheap water in the future? surrounding rivers, streams and lakes? or the Gulf and Atlantic? Slide 8 Conserving Water What you can do to stretch the resource? Slide 9 Conserving Water Conventional Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons) Water Saving Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons)Water Savings (gallons) Vintage Toilet*4 - 6 per flushLow Consumption Toilet***1.6 per flush2.4 - 4.4 per flush Conventional Toilet**3.5 per flushLow Consumption Toilet***1.6 per flush1.9 gal/flush * Manufactured before 1978 ** Manufactured from 1978 to 1993 *** Manufactured since January 1, 1994 Slide 10 Conserving Water Slide 11 Conventional Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons) Water Saving Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons)Water Savings (gallons) Top-Loading Washer40-55 per loadFront-Loading Washer22-25 per load15 - 33 per load Slide 12 Conserving Water Conventional Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons) Water Saving Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons)Water Savings (gallons) Conventional Showerhead*3-10 per minLow-Flow Showerhead2-2.5 per min0.5 - 8 per min Slide 13 Conserving Water Conventional Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons) Water Saving Fixture/Appliance Water Use (gallons)Water Savings (gallons) Faucet Aerator*3-6 per minFlow Regulating Aerator0.5-2.5 per min.0.5- 5.5 per min Slide 14 Conserving Water Slide 15 Slide 16 Slide 17 Slide 18 Questions? Conserving Water Other ideas? Slide 19 Thank you.