Conservation

LCWSD has put together some conservation tips to help you manage your water consumption as well as how to detect leaks and conduct leak tests.

Ways to Conserve

Use Your Water Meter to Check for Leaks The best way to determine if you have a leak in your plumbing system is by checking your water meter. If you do not know where your meter is located call us at (406) 844-3881. Make sure no water is being used inside or outside of your …

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How To Detect Leaks

Faucets and Taps Install water-efficient faucet aerators (1.0 gallons per minute or less).  This can save over 10 gallons of water a day.  Worn washers or O-rings (for washer-less faucets) usually cause faucet and/or tap leaks.  Repairing a faucet leak is easy.  Just turn off the water supply to that faucet, replace the washer, and …

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Watering Your Lawn and Garden

When? Morning is the best time to water most lawns.  Before 10 a.m. is best because rising heat late in the day tends to steal a lot of water by evaporation.  There is another good thing about early morning watering – the grass leaves have a change to dry off quickly.  Evening or night time …

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