Water bills have been on the rise for some time. In fact, the average combined water and wastewater costs have jumped 43% since 2012. In some places – particularly drought-prone ones – the problem’s even worse.
Take San Francisco, for example, where water prices have surged 127%. In Houston, analysis shows residents will pay nearly 80% more over the next five years.
Fortunately, there are many strategies that can help. Here’s how to cut down on water consumption and reduce that monthly bill.