Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide.
How much should I be using?
Santa Fe residential water use is about 59 gallons per person per day. Customer daily per capita water use (GPCD) is an important tool for tracking conservation goals and for households and individuals to track and compare their own conservation efforts.
Changes in water habits happen when people compare their water use with their friends and neighbors. Simple adjustments to your house and your behavior can work wonders when it comes to saving water.
How much do I use?
Home water conservation is easy once you understand how and where you can use less. City of Santa Fe Utility Customers can now monitor their daily water use on their phone, tablet, or computer using EyeOnWater technology.
Another option that's quick and easy is by using the Water Calculator shows you which water uses in your home are efficient and which are not and offers simple conservation tips that save water and energy.
How Much Can I Save?
While it depends on how much you’re using right now, the tool at www.h2ouse.org can help you identify your potential savings. The virtual tour shows you water-saving opportunities in each area of your home.
Santa Fe Water Customers are also encouraged to take advantage of rebates. Replacing old toilets, washing machines, and rain barrels can help you save money on your water bill.
Saving Water Outdoors
Water conservation is not limited to indoor use. Save water outside too!
Santa Fe businesses can request water conservation signage.
Water Wise Santa Fe
Santa Fe leads the nation in its water conservation efforts.