Conserving Water

By Carolyn Shearlock © 2012 • all rights reserved

Ways to use less from provisioning choices to washing dishes

Very few boaters don’t have to conserve water on board.  Even with a watermaker and generator, it’s still not unlimited.  And if you’re anchored out and jerry-canning it in the dinghy, you really don’t want to have to cart it more often than necessary.  At the same time, we all want a decent lifestyle — we’re not foregoing cleanliness or risking dehydration!

Over the years, Dave and I learned a number of different ways to stretch our water supply without interfering with our lifestyle — and we were frequently in a very hot climate.  Over time, conserving water becomes automatic — but until then, here’s a mini-series of tips I’ve posted here:

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