July 03, 2018
Tips and insights to use water wisely
Davenport, IA (June 29, 2018) – Now that it’s officially summer and temperatures and humidity are on the rise, Iowa American Water is offering wise water use tips to help its customers safety and smartly save water. During a typical summer season, the average U.S. family can use anywhere from 1,000 to 3,000 gallons of water daily. Iowa American Water is offering customers and communities the knowledge, insights, tips and tools they need to be responsible water consumers this summer.
According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, most U.S. homeowners use two to four times more water during the summer months, with an estimated 50 percent of water used for outdoor purposes going to waste from evaporation, wind or runoff due to overwatering.
“Summer months tend to be a very water-centric season. People have law...