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Conserve water to prepare for possible water shortages

Kristi Cooper

Ongoing effects from the drought may hit closer to home with possible water shortages this year across the state. Iowans can prepare by finding simple ways to conserve water in their own homes. Extension family life specialist Kristi Cooper says families can follow many simple tips to reduce water use.

She has compiled a list of tips for families as well as a worksheet for calculating indoor household water use.

This article appeared in March 2013 -- From Cathann Kress Newsletter