If you’re truly interested in making a dent in the amount of water our civilization consumes, sad showers are not really the way. Flushing the toilet twice doesn’t make much of a difference in the context of global water consumption, either. (If there’s an acute drought in your local area, the calculus is different.) It’s a side dish in a king’s feast when it comes to confronting our aqua problems.
-Written by Jack Holmes, Politics Editor at Esquire.