Conservation is the key to lower costs.

Water is taken for granted by most people. The average Elmira Water Board customer uses 55,352 gallons every year ~~ thatís roughly 152 gallons per day! With only slight changes in lifestyle you could save hundreds, if not thousands, of gallons of water a year.

Remember, water saved is money saved. By practicing water conservation, your water bill will be reduced and you will pay less in sewer bills and energy costs (hot water heater, washing machine, dishwasher, etc.). Water conservation is something everyone can practice, and we encourage you to adopt the ideas shown below as part of your daily life: