Millions of gallons of water are wasted every day in the United States. While several factors contribute to that waste, the two main issues are undetected leaks caused by an aging infrastructure and faulty irrigation systems/procedures incorporated by scores of property owners.
Like energy, property owners and managers must begin monitoring their water use on a weekly basis to ensure efficiency, according to conservation firm WaterSignal.
Here are 12 tips for making properties more water efficient by pinpointing problems owners and managers might not otherwise detect:
- Compare water usage against a bill that is 12-24 months old, instead of auditing water usage by comparing against the previous month’s water bill. An undetected leak may have occurred several months ago.
To read more tips on how to make your property more water efficient, click here to visit the Proud Green Building Website.