Water Conservation Pays!
Donít Waste a Precious Natural ResourceOR Your Money!
Please use common sense when using water. Conservation is always important. Conservation now may help reduce the need for mandatory use restrictions later this year.
We also provide free home audits to determine if your fixtures are leaking. Call 973-326-6860 to arrange a convenient appointment. You can use water wisely!
Water Rates Promote Conservation
The typical single family residential dwelling uses about 22,500 gallons of water per quarter. The following illustrates the financial benefits of water conservation compared to someone who uses twice the norm.
Residential Water Use
The American Water Works Association and the American Water Works Research Foundation conducted a study in 1999 to determine the relative percentage of per capital water used for indoor purposes at 12 sites across the United States. The mean per capita indoor daily water use was 69.8 gallons (including leakage). Indoor water use constituted 42 percent of annual water use and 58 percent was used for outdoor use.
Using the chart below see how your indoor water use compares to the National study.
Save water, energy & money now! Water efficiency is a growing need in our community -- it helps both the economy and the environment. Every drop counts, as it costs you money and requires energy to bring water to your home. Home water conservation is only a click away at
WaterSense, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, makes it easy for Americans to save water and protect the environment. Look for the WaterSense label to choose quality, water-efficient products. Many products are available, and don't require a change in your lifestyle. Explore the links below to learn about WaterSense labeled products, saving water, and how businesses and organizations can partner with WaterSense.