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    One winner per quarter. You only need to enter once per year. New toilet will be a round front, comfort height, 1.28GPF in white chosen by Seaside Plumbing Inc. Includes toilet and installation. By entering you allow us to use your name (first name and last initial) and photo in marketing material. Winners will be chosen randomly. Restrictions: This offer does not apply if you currently have a rear outlet or one piece toilet. No warranties.

    Take the Water Saving Pledge

    I,                                                , promise to be conscious of my daily water usage and do my best to reduce it.

    I promise to:

    • Turn off the water while brushing my teeth
    • Operate my dishwasher and washer only with full loads
    • Be vigilant and promptly repair any plumbing leaks (roughly 2,000-20,000 gallons of water are wasted each year because of leaks)
    • Turn my water off whenever I leave my home for an extended period of time
    • Water my lawn less, or not at all!
    • Take a shorter shower

    I will seriously consider:

    • A rain water catchment barrel for watering my lawn and garden
    • Upgrading my shower heads and other plumbing fixtures to low flow fixtures

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    Sustainability Is Important To Us

    We are all so fortunate to have a clean supply of water, it truly is a precious resource – however that supply is severely limited so we all must do our part to reduce water usage. Click here to calculate your usage!

    In addition to reducing our water usage, we also must work together to keep our oceans and waterways clean. There are many small, simple things we can all do to help, bringing awareness to these issues is the first step.

    Did You Know?

    • At any given time, half of the world’s hospital beds are occupied by patients suffering from diseases associated with lack of access to safe drinking water, inadequate sanitation and poor hygiene.
    • In four days, the United States uses more water than the world uses oil in a year.
    • There are 326 million trillion gallons of water on Earth, only 2% of which is freshwater. Of that 2%, about 1.6% is locked up in glaciers and ice caps.
    • Nearly one third of the Chesapeake Bay is incapable of supporting life – Click here for more information.
    • The average home wastes about 9,000 gallons a year waiting for hot water.
    • Typically a family of four can use up to 400 gallons of water every day.

    What Can We Do?

    • Consider getting a rainwater catchment barrel this spring instead of using potable water for your plants. (Check with your local government. At various points, both the Town of Berlin and the Town of Ocean City offered these barrels for sale.)
    • Upgrade old toilets and fixtures to newer efficient ones. Newer fixtures and toilets use considerably less water than older models.
    • If you can’t afford to upgrade your toilet – consider filling up a water bottle and placing it in your tank – this can displace some water so you ultimately end up using less for each flush.
    • Try to only run your dishwasher or washing machine when it’s full – this can save on energy as well as water usage.
    • Turn off the water while brushing your teeth. This alone can save up to 1,800 gallons of water per person each year.
    • Check your pipes and faucets for leaks – even the smallest leak can add up and potentially waste hundreds of gallons each month.

    Practicing What We Preach

    • Recycling: We do our best to recycle everything that we possibly can on jobsites – including most metals (copper, brass, water heaters, etc.) to reduce the amount of waste going into our landfills.

    • Education: We educate ourselves to try to stay on top of the newest energy efficient trends and news regarding the plumbing industry – from low flow fixtures to composting toilets to the latest water heating technology. It’s also important to us that we educate our customers on what role they can play in reducing their water usage and avoiding plumbing leaks that can be costly on both their wallets and the environment.

    • Materials: In addition to providing fixtures that use less water (which is the direction in which many manufacturers are moving), we use RePVC piping for drainage, waste and venting. As opposed to the standard PVC piping, RePVC (manufactured by Charlotte Pipe) is made from a minimum of 30% recycled content and is also itself a recyclable material. A lot of the materials used in construction aren’t very ‘green’ so we are really excited to support this product and make it available locally. We’re also hoping to promote change within our industry by allowing other contractors such as ourselves the option to buy it and install it too.