Although 70% of the Earth’s surface is made of water, less than 1% of this is actually freshwater that is fit for human consumption. In effect, the water homeowners employ for residential use comes directly from that 1% of available freshwater. When you consider the fact that the majority of household water consumption in the U.S. is used for outdoor irrigation (between 50-70%), you begin to wonder how the general public can do more to promote a more water-efficient mindset.
As you can probably tell, these staggering figures highlight the tremendous burden we all put on the world’s freshwater supply just to keep our lawns looking continuously green and pristine. However, what can we collectively do to alter our behavior and make a genuine difference? One of the most effective ways to change is to swap real grass for its artificial counterpart; with a SYNLawn Canada synthetic lawn installation, you can substantially eliminate your water consumption!