The Hows and Whys...
Using Less Water
Where does water go after it is used? Most municipalities operate and maintain water treatment facilities.
The city of Lincoln, Nebraska's Theresa Street water plant treats about 30 million gallons of water a day. During the summer when water use increases, Lincoln's water system delivers 80 to 90 million gallons a day to customers.
Ways to Cut Water Use in New Homes
Other Resources on Reducing Water Use