Bathroom Water Conservation
Even though 70 percent of the earth's surface is covered by water, less than one percent is suitable for consumption. With the earth's population continuing to rise, it is critical that we get smarter about how we use our supply of potable water. The good news is that we all can make a difference just by making a few small changes to our daily habits.
When it comes to saving water in the bathroom, a few small steps can make a big difference. Consider these tips for reducing your water consumption every day:
1. Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth, and rinse out the sink when you’re finished.
2. Capture shower/bath water while waiting for water to change temperatures: This excess water can be used for watering plants.
3. Don’t wait for the water to get hot before filling the tub for a bath. Put in the plug and adjust the water temperature as the tub fills.
4. Avoid using the toilet as a garbage can: Only flush the toilet when disposing of sanitary waste.
5. Turn off the water while shaving: Fill the bottom of the sink with a few inches of water to rinse your razor.
Along with water-saving habits, there are many bathroom products that can help you conserve in the washroom. By saving water with select products, you may be able to include a luxurious custom shower or two-person soaking bath and still be water-conscious.
Look for water saving options. Kohler’s Class FiveTM+ technology brings more power to flushing and more effective siphoning, integrated with an easy-to-clean design and water-saving features
New water-saving products and technologies make it easy to conserve water in the shower without sacrificing comfort. Kohler's showerheads and hand showers reduce water flow by up to 20 percent while maintaining consistent performance and temperature.