How to Save Water

How to Save Water

 In the Bathroom

With about 75 percent of the Earth covered in water, it's easy to assume that we'll never run out. With the earth's population continuing to rise, it is critical that we get smarter about how we use our supply of potable water. The good news is that we all can make a difference just by making a few small changes to our daily habits.

Everyday Environmentalism

When it comes to saving water in the bathroom, a few small steps can make a big difference. Consider these tips for reducing your water consumption every day.

  • Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth, and rinse out the sink when you're finished.
  • Capture shower/bath water while waiting for water to change temperatures: This excess water can be used for watering plants.
  • Don't wait for the water to get hot before filling the tub for a bath. Put in the plug and adjust the water temperature as the tub fills.
  • Do not use the toilet as a garbage can: Only flush the toilet when disposing of sanitary waste.
  • Turn off the water while shaving: Fill the bottom of the sink with a few inches of water to rinse your razor.

With KOHLER, saving water is as easy as 1, 2, 3

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High-Efficiency Toilets
1. Install High-Efficiency Toilets

KOHLER® Toilets that flush 1.28 gallons or less, when compared to a 3.5-gallon toilet, can save homeowners up to 16,500 gallons of water per fixture per year.*
* Based on average usage of a household of four.

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Showerheads and Handshowers
2. Use Water-Conserving Showerheads or Handshowers

KOHLER 1.75 gpm water-conserving showerheads and handshowers deliver an impressive 35% water savings over traditional 2.75 gpm showerheads and handshowers.

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Faucets with Low-Flow Aerators
3. Choose Faucets with Water-Saving Aerators

Small in size, big on impact, KOHLER faucets with low-flow aerators deliver up to 45% water savings over traditional 2.75 gpm faucets.

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