What is water waste versus water loss?

Water waste and water loss mean two different things. 

  • Water waste is water that meets an intended use, but may not be considered efficient.
  • Water loss is water that does not make it to the point of intended use.

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1. What is Spotsylvania County's Water Conservation Initiative?
2. What is water conservation?
3. What is efficient water use?
4. What is water waste versus water loss?
5. What are the benefits of water conservation?