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Water Conservation

How many gallons of water are wasted annually by a leaky faucet dripping at a rate of one drip per second?

A.    32
B.    320
C.    3,200

The answer is C.  3,200 gallons!  See the current issue of the WaterSense Current for more questions like this and tips on water conservation.  WaterSense, a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, seeks to protect the future of our nations' water supply by offering people a simple way to use less water.  The WaterSense Current is a quarterly update dedicated to new and events related to WaterSense. 

The City of Highland Park has been delivering clean, reliable water supplies to homes, businesses, industries and other area customers for more than 100 years. Our successes have come from engaging our customers in planning for our water supply needs, and promoting the responsible use of water. The information you will find here will help you and others in our community become more effective stewards of our vital water resources.

Water is essential to our lives and health.  And it is used by everyone; for everything we eat, drink or use.  It is hard to imagine running out of water, but it could happen.  Together we can do our part to use water wisely to ensure sustainability for today and future generations.  Water conservation not only will help you save our precious water resources; it will also help you save money.

Water Conservation & Efficiency Initiative
The City of Highland Park recognizes the importance of responsibly managing our water resources and has taken proactive measures to create efficiencies in its water distribution.

Contact Information 
If you would like to know more about Highland Park's water resources and water conservation, you are encouraged to contact the Water Plant at or 847.433.4355

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