It’s been a while since Nicolás Loreti (SABF Board Member) and I (past SABF participant), worried and concerned about water usage, worked on some issues related to the World Water Day and natural resources as a whole.

Today, March 22nd is the World Water Day and we felt sharing some water saving tips with you is an interesting way of celebrating this date. Furthermore, we invite you to spread them (you can make use of the poster enclosed in this article freely) and even comment in this article with new tips so that we can increase water savage even more.

  1. Do not use potable water to defrost your food; defrost them in the refrigerator, save water and assure yourself the good state of food.

  2. When washing your dog, do it in your park or garden so that the water is afterwards absorbed by the plants and land.

  3. When drinking water, consider the use of the SAME glass during all the day; you will reduce the amount of glasses to be washed.

  4. While you are waiting for water to warm up, collect the cold water and use it to water plants.

  5. Water your garden before 9 am and after 4 pm; the level of evaporation is lower during that period of time and water is more easily absorbed.

  6. Close your tap while washing your teeths.

  7. Check for wasted water or leaks and fix them.

  8. Place coverage over your swimming pools so as to reduce the level of evaporation.

  9. Clean your sidewalk, paths and floors with a broom rather than water.

  10. When you stay at a hotel, read the sign that says where to place towels in case you want to use them again. On the contrary, towels will be washed without any sense.