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Concerns About The Water Your Family Uses

Aug 19, 2008
There is a growing concern these days about how much water we use in the home today. We have a tendency to use it literally like there is no tomorrow, but chances are there will be. What if we use up all the fresh water supply we have here on Earth? What would we do then? Well, it probably would not be pretty picture. There would likely be wars to break out everywhere in an attempt to confiscate whatever water could be found.

It might seem like science fiction or something from the Mad Max movies, but at the rate the population of the world is growing and the extreme ways in which the majority of us waste water, it could be a real possibility in the future. Our future generations could have to face this situation much sooner than we could imagine if the world does not begin better protecting and conserving the precious water supply that we have now.

As adults, we must begin teaching our children by example how to be more cautious with the water we use. We can actually still have plenty to use for the things we need it for, only we have to learn not to be wasteful. Wasted water could account for a large percentage of how much we use and it is completely unnecessary. When our children see us wasting water they are more likely to grow up wasting it to.

Discuss with your children not only the importance of water conservation, but with water pollution as well. They should know that it is never alright to throw trash into the water and that dumping chemicals and other residues into our waterways by large corporations is not alright either. There are many ways a family can save water that you can implement into your daily lives.

Teach kids that it is not necessary to leave water running while they are washing their hands or brushing their teeth. This alone accounts for a lot of water waste. You might not think that id adds up to much, but when you multiply millions of Americans brushing their teeth each morning and night, well, it can add up to a huge amount of water for that alone.

Do not wash cars as often or water lawns unnecessarily. Only wash full loads of laundry and dishes. Everyone in the home can take shorter showers. Just by doing these things alone, we can save gallons and gallons every month and your kids will be protecting their future.
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