Water resources are generally ample in Connecticut. Prolonged droughts and widespread floods are infrequent; however, considerable weather changes can occur over short periods of time. During periods of low precipitation you should follow recommendations from your public water supplier for appropriate levels of water use.
Always use water wisely to help: Save Water, Save Money, and Save Energy
The top two things you can do at home to help save water are:
- Stop indoor and outdoor plumbing leaks.
Replace your old toilet.
Water Conservation Fact Sheets
- Guidance for Private Well Users
- Water Efficiency Measures for Residences
- EPA's "When in Drought Use Your WaterSense"
Water Conservation Websites
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - WaterSense, a partnership program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to protect the future of our nation's water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water with water-efficient products, new homes, and services.
- California Urban Water Conservation Council - the virtual encyclopedia of water conservation information for your home
- American Water Works Association - Water Wiser, water efficiency clearinghouse