Water conservation includes all the policies, strategies and activities to sustainably manage the natural resource of fresh water, to protect the hydrosphere, and to meet the current and future human demand. Population, household size, and growth and affluence all affect how much water is used.
Water Conservation Measures. Earth has a finite amount of fresh, usable water. Fortunately, water is naturally recycled (collected, cleansed, and distributed) through the hydrologic cycle. ... People can shorten their shower times or reduce the amount of water they use when bathing.
Saves money.Protects drinking water resources.Minimizes water pollution and health risks.Reduces the need for costly water supply and new wastewater treatment facilities.Maintains the health of aquatic environments.Saves energy used to pump, heat, and treat water.