Helpful Links for Conserving Water*

Toilets (0.8 to 1.8 Gallons per Flush)**

  1. Flushing power of High Efficiency Toilets
  2. Dual-flush conversion kit: Next by Danco
  3. 0.8 gallon per flush toilet: Green Building Advisor

Washing Machines (EnergyStar water factor of 5.0 or less)**


Shower Heads (1.5 to 1.75 gpm)

  1. Overview Video
  2. How to Change a Shower Head
  3. EPA WaterSense
  4. Heat Sensing Shutoff Valve
  5. 5-Minute Shower Timer

Faucet Aerators (0.5 gpm in the bathroom to 1.5 gpm in the kitchen)

  1. How to Change a Faucet Aerator
  2. Source for faucet aerators of various flow rates

Household Leaks – Overview

Rain-Only Lawns

  1. Overview
  2. Rain-Only Lawn Presentation
  3. Drought-Tolerant Grass Seed

*DISCLAIMER – The Georgetown Water Department does not endorse or recommend any products mentioned on these web sites, either implicitly or explicitly. This project has been financed with Federal Funds from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (the Department) under a Safe Drinking Water Act State Revolving Loan Fund Set-aside Grant. The contents do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the EPA or the Department, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

**Call the Georgetown Water Department (978-352-5750) to find out about rebates.

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