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Water Well Wasted

2017, Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada

MB Water Well Wasted Student Action

Nicole Buckle of Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School in wanted to make a change in her home of Selkirk, Manitoba. An important part of her community is the public swimming pool. Through some testing, she determined that the shower flow rate in the change rooms could be improved by changing all of the showerheads to a low-flow option. This simple change will save thousands of gallons of water every year!

“After switching out the showerheads in the school, and after seeing the positive changes it is making to our watershed, hopefully it will encourage more people to do so in their own homes. Since the pool is so widely used among the community, it is something that will affect a lot of people in Selkirk, all the while helping the watershed.”