Did you know that less than one percent of the world’s freshwater is available for human use?  Even though the world is made up of largely water, only three percent of it is fresh and most of the fresh water is frozen at the polar ice caps.  With such a small supply of water available for our growing demand, it makes sense that the Environmental Protection Agency and other environmental groups are constantly calling for conservation and reusing whatever we can to stretch our thin water supplies.  In the summertime the average water usage per day jumps by about a hundred gallons for the average person.

Local governments are responding to their water supply shortages in different ways.  Some are implementing higher rates for those who…



Source by Courtney Shipe