Councilman and Comprehensive Maintenance Services of the City Hall of Totana, Sergio Lopez, presented the "Water Saving Campaign" in which we provide a series of recommendations to promote among citizens moderate and rational consumption of water In order to avoid future restrictions in previous years have been the locals in this summer.
In this sense, the mayor has said that "water is a scarce and valuable, so use it wisely is an obligation of all citizens to ensure future generations a habitable world," and has made a series recommendations to the people of Totana, allowing them to save water and reduce the cost of their bills, such as closing the stopcock slightly crossing shelter as it "does not tell the difference and saves a lot of water.
The mayor has recommended through this campaign that it is preferable to bath shower, and you can save about 100 gallons of water.
It has also recommended to close the water tap in the shower "when we are lathering and when we wash our teeth, because they can save ten to twenty liters."
It is advisable to use the dishwasher or washing machine only when full, and recommended urgent fix faults faucets and pipes, as "a leaky faucet can lose up to 30 liters a day."
If washing dishes by hand, has recommended it to the tap turned off using a battery to soap and one for rinsing.
Other measures recommended by the mayor have been watering the plants at night to avoid evaporation losses and placing diffusers in the taps of the house to make better use of water by reducing consumption.
So, has advised all citizens who have gardens in their homes, incorporating Mediterranean species that consume less water.
Through the implementation of this campaign, Sergio López has recommended not to wash the car every week, and when recourse to wash car wash station because it saves more water.
Insert the stopper in the sink when washing hands and flushing only when necessary are some of the recommendations made by the mayor, who has said, so "you can save about 10 gallons each time we do not use the tank. "
In this regard, the mayor has appealed to citizens to make rational use of this scarce resource, as "trying to take these tips to prevent future water outages of long duration in our homes as other previous summers" .
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana