Scary Shower Head Swap for Halloween

Water customers are invited to trade in old shower head for new EPA Watersense low flow model.

Spooky Shower Head Swap Save Water Santa FeCity of Santa Fe water customers who want to “give their water bill a treat” can trade in their old shower head for a new EPA WaterSense approved 2.0 gallon low-flow model on Halloween.

Showering can account for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water use, which can add up to nearly 40 gallons of water per day for an average family. By installing a WaterSense labeled showerhead, these families can save 2,900 gallons per year. Last year, 67 spooky showerheads were swapped out, saving 194,3000 gallons per year of Santa Fe’s precious water.

The swap, which is an easy way to improve water efficiency, will take place on Halloween, Friday, October 31, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. —or as long as supplies last–at the City Water Division headquarters, 801 W. San Mateo St. For information on incentive programs and ways to conserve water visit

Remember, saving water is always in season. It’s not just something to do in the hottest days of summer when demand is high and supplies are low. Conserving water is the most direct way to ensure we have water in the future, and it is much less expensive than buying new water resources and building the infrastructure to deliver them.