Every Drop Counts
Did you know that the average American uses 100 gallons of water every day? But we can all reduce our water use by as much as 30 percent by taking a few simple steps, such as installing high-efficiency plumbing fixtures and using water efficiently in our yards.
The BPU is committed to protecting the future of our national and local water supply through water-efficient practices, products, and services. That is why we are partnering with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to bring to you WaterSense, a national program that offers people a simple way to make product choices that use less water—and perform as well or better than your existing products.
Why Should You Care?
- Using water efficiently will conserve supplies for future generations.
- Protecting and preserving the nation’s water supply is critical to our economic future and human health.
- WaterSense labeled products and services offer equivalent or superior performance.
- Purchasing WaterSense labeled products can help you protect the environment and help you save money on utility bills.
Test Your WaterSense
Think you know everything there is to know about water? You can’t be sure until you’ve played EPA’s new “Test Your WaterSense
” online quiz!
Maneuver the hero Hydro through water pipes and answer water-efficiency questions while avoiding water-wasting monsters such as Sogosaurus and Drainiac.
WaterSense Labeled Products
Stay tuned as WaterSense labeled products become available at a store near you! EPA will post qualified products on its Web site
What is water efficiency?
Learn about the benefits of water efficiency and find links to related resources and state programs.