Q: Dear Owlie, 
Since I’m pretty handy around the house, I would like to do some repairs – or upgrades – this spring that will help me to use less water.  What are some repairs or upgrades that you recommend?  
Sincerely, 
Water Conserving Handyman 
 

A: Dear Water Conserving Handyman

It is great that you are willing to tackle some water-saving home repairs.  Some repairs you can do around your home include fixing any leaks on faucets, showers and toilets.  Every leak fixed in your home can save you up to 20 gallons of water a day.  While fixing faucet leaks, you can also install aerators on all of your household faucets, which slow the flow of water to less than one gallon per minute.  For more information on how you can save water, visit www.ieua.org.

Good luck with your water-saving repairs, 
Owlie