In November 2016 the New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced that New York is facing a statewide drought. As of March 2017, a drought watch is still in effect around most of the state. New York residents are advised to monitor their water usage, so here are some tips to reduce your water usage, which can also help you save water, and potentially save money on your water bill:
Last week, Sister Dorothy Maxwell, OP discussed reasons why we must preserve our water and today she shares 10 ways you can conserve water.
Rockland County Executive Ed Day put into effect a Stage 2 Water Emergency for Rockland that triggered water-use cutbacks for homes and businesses on July 21, 2016. Despite these restrictions, water usage in the county has not declined.
Here are 10 Reasons why we must preserve our precious water: