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
  • How to Detect Leaks
  • Watering Your Lawn

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 …

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 …

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 …