Environment

Drop In With the Saving Water Partnership Video Series

Join local water geeks, Melissa and Jourdan, as they dive into a topic about our drinking water and talk about ways to use water wisely. Drop in to learn more! New videos posted most Thursday afternoons.

Cedar River Water & Sewer District is a member of the Saving Water Partnership, an organization comprised of 18 water utilities in King and Snohomish counties.
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How Can I Save Water?

Stop Water Waste From Leaks

No one benefits from leaks and they often waste more than you think. For many homeowners fixing leaks is a DIY project.

  • Fix running toilets: A running (leaking) toilet can use 200 gallons a day or more. That’s as much as taking an extra 10 showers a day.
    https://www.savingwater.org/indoors/fixing-leaks/toilet/
  • Toilet Rebates: Consider replacing your older toilet if it: ·
    Has recurring leaks
    Needs 2 flushes to clear the bowl
    Is more than 20 years ...
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Flushable Wipes…….NOT!!

Clogging the System: The Feud Over Flushable Wipes

December 23, 2019 by Diane Peters

In the basement of the Center for Urban Innovation at Ryerson University in Toronto, a lone toilet sits on a raised, tiled platform. Darko Joksimovic, an associate professor of civil engineering, drops a clean bathroom wipe into the bowl and flushes. It swims down a 66-foot pipeline that includes two 90-degree turns and clears it in one go.

He then collects the soggy material and drops ...

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