It’s necessary to understand the importance of conserving this precious resource and it’s a great time to find ways to save water. We can save water all over home and the kitchen is a great place to start.
There are many simple ways you can do to save water in your kitchen and are as follows :
Instead of using running water, use a pan of water to wash or peel vegetables or fruits.
Don’t let the faucet run while you thaw meat or other frozen foods. This practice helps you to save water in kitchen.
When washing dishes by hand, don’t let the water run and for maximum water efficiency only turn on your dishwasher when it’s full.
When cooking, use only the amount of water requires; this helps to retain more nutrients in the food and reduces the amount of water wasted when straining.
Do not put water down the drain when there may be another use for it such as watering a plant or garden.
Turn off taps tightly and if you have a leaking tap/faucet, fix it as quickly as possible because it will soon waste gallons of water.
Clean up a spill while it’s still wet. Otherwise it require more amount of water to clean it.
Use water efficient products like tap aerators which can help to reduce water flow by 50%.
If you have decided to remodel your kitchen, use water-conserving kitchen products and technologies to save water.
Encourage your children to empty their water bottles onto your garden or pot plants instead of down the sink.