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Here are some tips on simple things you can do or check at home to help conserve water.
Faucet and Taps
The average leaky faucet wastes 29 gallons of water a month! Put a stop to your leaks with these doable tips!
The average family bathroom without retrofitted toilets and showers will use 16,000 more gallons.
Shower vs Bath
On average 7 gallons of water is lost per day through shower heads that do not meet current standards. Learn ways you can save water and money.
Washing dishes by hand uses between 3.5 to 5 times more water than a regular dish washer or water efficient dish washer. Here are tips that everyone can use.
Echo friendly washing machines can save as much as 6,000 gallons per year! Check out our tips to learn more.
Car and Driveway
The average driveway car wash uses 150 gallons of water. The average person uses 50 gallons of water to pressure wash their driveway. Consider these tips to conserve water and save money.
Lawn & Garden Tips
A healthy lawn only needs about 1-inch of water a week, even during the hot summer months. This 1-inch of water is a guideline, and you should adjust your weekly watering by the amount of rain your lawn receives.
Get a Free Conservation Kit
The Alderwood Water and Wastewater District (AWWD) offers free indoor and outdoor water conservation items (while supplies last) to our customers in Southwest Snohomish County.