Make a sock with water

Who said that making a nest egg with water is difficult?

Saving money can seem like a daunting or even impossible task for many people, but there are several simple ways to save money, including water bill. We are talking about one of the most important goods on planet earth, if not the most important, making an effort to improve the precarious situation towards which humanity is heading is everyone's duty, but like all fights for important causes, this starts at home and with each one of us. Especially in Portugal, where water management is a constant concern due to the recurrent situation in the summers that occurs in Portuguese lands, so it is essential to implement methods that minimize water consumption and, consequently, its costs, helping to make a foot half.

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Simple Ways to Save Money on Water in Portugal

It is important to consider the issue of water tariffs, which in Portugal are known to have a wide disparity from region to region, not to mention the constant growth in consumption levels across the country. All this to get to the point where we are, the turning point, a point that can start with a review of your water contract, because after all everything revolves around our day-to-day choices

What to change?

One of the first pieces of advice is to inspect your house or apartment for water leaks. To the water leaks can waste water and consequently increase your water bill. Therefore, it is important to check and repair leaking water from faucets and pipes as soon as possible.

Another useful technique is to practice a conscious consumption, which includes avoiding wasting water, such as leaving the faucet running while brushing your teeth or washing dishes. These small habits can save a lot of water at the end of the month. Also, it's important to avoid time consuming baths that spend a lot of water. Short and efficient baths can be a good alternative.

energy saving devices Water fixtures, such as faucets and shower heads with flow control, are another option for saving water. These technologies help minimize water usage without sacrificing usability.

Saving on water is good for the environment.
Saving on water is good for the environment.
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In addition, it is essential to be careful with the use of equipment that uses water, such as washing machines and dishwashers. It is important to use these devices only when they are completely full, to avoid washing with too few parts, which can result in a significant waste of water.

Another useful tip is reuse water whenever possible. The water used for washing clothes or dishes, for example, can be reused to clean floors or water plants. Washing your car with options other than a hose or pressure washer is also an option to consider. Instead, use a bucket or sponge as a more economical and “greener” option.

Finally, it is essential to be careful with the cleaning products used at home. Cleaning products with a high concentration of chemicals can be harmful to the environment and water quality. Therefore, it is important to use more natural and ecologically “correct” cleaning products that reduce the environmental impact.

In conclusion, conserving water is a crucial responsibility, it is not enough just to reduce the cost of the water bill, in addition to the economic and financial aspects, it is important to know how to preserve the ecosystem and guarantee the responsible use of a resource so valuable and scarce that most take it for granted. After all, it's easy to forget that the water cycle and the life cycle they are one.

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