As temperatures rise across the U.S., outdoor water use is spiking. In fact, the average American family can use up to 3,000 gallons of fresh water per day in the summer. That's why the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) WaterSense program is getting the word out about water conservation.
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