SAINT LOUIS, MO (June 7, 2022) – These days, prices are going up for gas, groceries and just about everything else. People across the country are grappling with higher costs of living and cutting back on spending to get the bills paid.
The financial pressure on American households shows in how we’re feeling about the economy. According to a poll from the Wall Street Journal and NORC at the University of Chicago, more than 80 percent of people rated the economy as “poor or not so good” — the highest dissatisfaction level in 50 years. Learn more from WSJ: Inflation, Political Division Put U.S. in a Pessimistic Mood, Poll Finds.
If inflation has you looking for new ways to save money, consider these tips for cutting back on residential water usage and lowering your water bill. Watch the video for more.
How to save money on your water bill:
- Spend less time heating up your shower before you hop in.
- Cut back on how long you’re in the shower.
- Use a low-flow showerhead to reduce the amount of water used.
- When shaving or brushing your teeth at the sink, turn the water off when you’re not actively using it.
- Select the half-load option on your washing machine to use less water.
- Cut back on how much you water your lawn.
- Wash your car ON your lawn so runoff water goes to the grass instead of draining into the street.