I'm In.

Yes! I pledge to conserve water.

Thank you for making a commitment to water conservation by taking the My Drop Counts Pledge.

All personal contact information will be used solely by the Metro Water District for the purposes of gathering information on water use, planning for water conservation strategies, and communicating important water-related information such as drought-related watering restrictions. All external communications regarding the program will use aggregated data without disclosing any person's individual identity, water usage, or contact information.

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Install a rain gauge and irrigate only when needed. Most lawns only need 1 inch of water per week during the warmer months.

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2

Water my lawn before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m. saving on evaporative water loss in the hottest part of the day. If my irrigation system is on a timer, I will irrigate in the middle of the night.

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3

Follow my local water waste policy or ordinance and adjust my sprinklers to avoid overspray onto sidewalks, driveways and paved areas

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4

Perform a monthly inspection of my irrigation system checking for cracked and broken lines, leaks, and broken sprinkler heads

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5

Add mulch (2-3 inches) around my trees and plants to reduce evaporative loss

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6

Identify and fix my leaking toilets (up to hundreds of gallons per day)

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7

Shorten my shower time by 2 minutes

5 Gallons
8

Fix my dripping faucets (one drip per second is equivalent to 8 gallons per day)

8 Gallons
9

Turn off the water while brushing my teeth

8 Gallons
10

Turn off the water while I'm shaving

4 Gallons
11

Scrape instead of rinsing my dishes by hand before putting them in the dishwasher

6 Gallons
12

Scrape food into the trash instead of using a garbage disposal

2 Gallons
13

Only run my dishwasher when it is full

10 Gallons
14

Only run my washing machine when it is full

30 Gallons
15

Replace my irrigated landscaping with water efficient, native landscaping

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Replace my older, inefficient toilets (>1.6 gpf) with a high efficiency WaterSense labeled toilet (1.1 gpf)

12 Gallons
17

Replace my higher flow showerheads (>2.0 gpm) with high efficiency WaterSense labeled showerheads (1.8 gpm)

4 Gallons
18

Replace my high flow bathroom sink aerators (> 1.5 gpm) with more efficient aerators (1.0 gpm)

2 Gallons
19

Replace my washing machine with high efficiency EnergyStar model

10 Gallons
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I plan to do my part to conserve water and know others who could use some tips. I pledge to share the My Drop Counts pledge with at least one friend.

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Friends, neighbors and communities have committed to save more than 2 million gallons annually through My Drop Counts. Take the pledge and tell us how you do your part to use less water. See if you can reduce your water use by 40 gallons per day, which adds up to over 1,000 gallons per month. Every drop counts!

My Drop Counts

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