What is water conservation?

The U.S. Water Resources Council defines water conservation as activities designed to reduce the demand for water, improve efficiency in use, reduce losses and waste of water, and improve land management practices to conserve water.  In short, water conservation is the reduction of water usage or reducing its waste and loss.  

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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?