Volume 10, Issue 4
In This Issue
The How and Why of Winter Water Conservation

As you probably know, most people use more water in the warmer and dryer months. Irrigation, car washing, and even bathing and hydration tend to be higher in the summer. Water systems consider winter water consumption to be a decent approximation of baseline indoor water use. Reducing that baseline can be tough, but also rewarding. If you have lived in a mountain home for very long, chances are you have at some point considered two things, the health of your septic system and the stability of your lot.
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Toilet Leak Detection

Most Customers will receive toilet leak detection tablets enclosed with this month’s bill. (Some recently metered customers will not, as the meter indicates when there is a leak). These tablets are the easiest way to help you identify toilets that are wasting water. Read More

Winter Conservation-Outside

While we are talking about leaks, give a moment to consider outdoor leaks too. The water pipelines on your property running to your home and in your yard are the property owner’s responsibility. A leak can quickly waste thousands of gallons of water and potentially lead to saturated soils around your lot. Next time you are outside it might be worthwhile to consider how the water is plumbed around your property, and to note any places that are wetter than you would expect. Read More


Check out this month’s “Coloring the Water Cycle” for two ways to have fun! Read More