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Voluntary Water Conservation Called for

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RALEIGH — With summer just around the corner, localgroups are urging consumers to conserve water, and they offer several tipsthat could save a lot of liquid with just a little effort. Conservation,of course, saves not only water, but money on water bills.

Experts suggest such simple things as turning off water faucets whilebrushing your teeth, and taking quick showers instead of full-tub baths.Also, don't run partially full dishwasher and washing machine loads, andwhen watering your lawn, do so at night and be sure to use a nozzle on thehose.