wasting water... do you have such habit..???

@shskumbla (3341)
India
May 31, 2012 9:28am CST
My mother told to switch on bore. I decided to do mylot at that time means filling the water into tank... I switch on computer and went near the bore. Then I came here to do mylot. And then here I discussed to others and started a new discussion. Thats all. half hour later, I heard my mother's voice. She is calling me.. And then I asked the reason. Mother scolded me, you forget to switch off the bore. What are you doing.. I really forgot to off the switch. There waste of water. I really don't like to waste water. I know the impotence of water... Now what will you say about this..??
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23 responses
@kalav56 (11503)
• India
31 May 12
I can well relate to what you have said.And your mother is also justified in scolding you because even if it is for one day we must not waste water unnecessarily.Some people [ not you because you have clearly stated you don't like it]are very careless with water but I am also particular that water ought not to be wasted. I get very irritated when I see people just walk away after using the water from taps and leave the taps running .
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Yes.., correct... I saw those people near to my house.. Sometimes my mother also forget to off. One day I came from my school. When I near to reach my home, I heard a noise of falling water. I didn't understood what is the noise..Then I understood that now I have to off the switch of bore. I ran away to switch off. Then I asked the matter. Mother told that she forgot to off it... Waste of water...
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@GardenGerty (91025)
• Marion, Kansas
2 Jun 12
Water is so precious. It sounds as if your mother as well needs to set an alarm or timer to turn off the water when it is done.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
3 Jun 12
my mother didn't put any alarm. When she finished her works and came out, she heard the noise(water falling) and remembered me to off the bore. at that time I do mylot.
@youless (87141)
• Guangzhou, China
1 Jun 12
Perhaps this lesson tells you that you should do something immediately. Otherwise the delay may make you forget it at last. I don't like wasting water, too. Since it is a precious resource and besides here the water price increases again. I love China
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Yes.., I agree with you. Water price is going to big.. But we haven't paid for water. We have our own bore..
@myfb2009 (8304)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 12
Same here, the price of the water had increased, so we always make sure as not to waste any water. Because water is important in our daily life. Without it, we are hard to survive for long.
@mikyung (2235)
• Philippines
31 May 12
It appears that you are just preoccupied on things. Im, for one, like that too, I tend to be the "multi tasking" person. Texting while driving or making a call while crossing the street. I also tend to forget some of important errands in a day just because I'm engrossed with something. Now, I'm making a list on the "to-dos". To prioritize things. Theres nothing wrong in doing things at the same time -but we may do first things first. As for the water thing, see, I'm in a third world country where water is not that abundant. I admit, when I was younger, I tend to waste water and think that is limitless. Now that I'm an adult, who experieced some days without water, I realized how water is so vital and can really make a difference to us.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
I understood what you are saying.... But I am not careless on this thing. because I know the importance of water. Anyway thanks for responding...
• Australia
1 Jun 12
Some people just have the irresponsible attitude. For example, you tell them do not litter, they will still litter in front of your face. So its kind of sad, with so much education, people are still so irresponsible.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Welcome to mylot.. Thanks for responding..
@GardenGerty (91025)
• Marion, Kansas
31 May 12
I hate wasting anything. Is there some kind of a timing mechanism you can set to make you remember to switch off the bore for your water.
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Ohh Good..! I got it. I can put alarm here to remember know... Are you in such situation..?? means did you have any experience..??
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@GardenGerty (91025)
• Marion, Kansas
2 Jun 12
I do not have to draw water. What I will forget is something I am cooking, either on top of the stove or in the oven. I do have a kitchen timer that I can set for the time and then I can take it with me. Many people will use their cell phones to sound an alarm as well. I did not answer your original question very well to start with. I apologize.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
2 Jun 12
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@SIMPLYD (75329)
• Philippines
1 Jun 12
Your mother is right in scolding you my friend. You should have been attentive in filling the bore with water. Water is precious. Some places have no clean water so we should be thankful we have. So, we should also do our part in conserving it. Just apologize to your mother so she will be appeased. And next time be attentive to it. Every now and then go to check it.
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
I will do as you said.. Anyway thanks for responding..
• China
1 Jun 12
I believe that you never want to waste any drop of water. You just forgot it. I am also a forgetable person. I constantly forget stuffs. i will forget to turn off the light when leaving the room or forget to switch off the bore. Sometimes I also get scolded by my mother or my sister. I know it is my fualt. But I don't know why I just can't get rid of this bad habit. I also try to force myself to bear it in mind to turn off what I have turned on. It does make a differnce for sometimes. But I find it hard to make it a habit.It is just so tiresome that you have to keep your mind awake every minute. Maybe i am just finding an excuse for myself.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
You also have an experience like me... o.k.., Thanks for responding..
@Bhebelen14 (4561)
• Philippines
1 Jun 12
I dont have a habit of wasting water but there some incident that I forgot to turn off the faucet in the bathroom because I am on the phone talking to someone. I know water is very important to us so need to save it and make sure not to waste it. For you and for me next time we need to make sure to turn off first the faucet or bore to avoid from wasting water and to prevent from scolding. :)
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Yes..,Take this as our challenge. Anyway thanks for responding..
@kun2349 (23475)
• Singapore
1 Jun 12
It takes about half an hour to fill up the tank? What tank are u filling up that requires such a long period of time? If it's just something small, i'm sure u have wasted a lot of water during the last 30mins! I dun like to waste water as well but it all depends on what i'm doing. If i'm washing dishes, it's natural for me to use as little water as possible. But if it doesn't help, i would turn it bigger, using water pressure to force off some stubborn stains. Sometimes, big is a form of savings too, but my mom would scold me if she doesn't see the reason to my doing so.. haha
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Ohh..! you are finding the other way to escape from this.. Our tank is big. Yesterday there was no water. I think only one bucket..! It would take half hour to full the water to my tank. i put one hour. Now you think how much water wasted at that time. but there is some plants they got extra water.... Thanks for responding...
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@lynboobsy11 (11347)
• Philippines
1 Jun 12
It happens to everybody, this is a lesson that everybody should not taken for granted. Always be aware of everything around specially to those things that may affect our daily living. Your mother scold you because the water meter reader in your house is keep on rotating and the water is keep on wasting. In this the water consumption and bill will affect the daily budget of your mom. That's why next time be aware of what your mother told you and don't leave the water flowing unattended.
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
o.k.., Now for me vacation. Because mom giving me these works. When my school starts I'll always sit in front of my desk. There are so many Home Works to complete(giving by school). This is the first time I am doing like that...And I hope this will be the last time also..
@jaiho2009 (39079)
• Philippines
31 May 12
This is always the usual scene here in our house with my son. They do not know how to save water and I always end up scolding them. I just don't know what to do with these guys. Sometimes I want to have our water connection cut for the meantime so they will experience how hard it is when there is no water in the faucet. And I will let them fetch from the neighborhood for them to realize the hard life when there is no water -duh.
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Oh..! you can understand my problem. Mother scolded me. No problem. But we didn't told the matter to my father. What will do my father that I don't know. the first time i am wasting water like this. I learnt that water is important. I really don't want to waste water. Just happened.. I think and say this is the first time and last time wasting water. Thats all. thanks for responding..
• United States
31 May 12
I get people who leave the water taps on in my bathrooms at work, and it just frustrates me so much! I don't get how people take running clean water for granted
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Oh.,.! thats the problem. anyway thanks for responding..
@marguicha (81743)
• Chile
31 May 12
I confess that I have left the sprinkle at the garden on and forgot about it for a long time a couple of times. In both cases, the computer addiction was the cause of my lack of memory. One of those times it was a good idea though. I usually use less water than it´s needed in the grass in Summer because I´m very concious that water should be saved. So the grass there was almost dry. After that day, the grass turned a beautiful green. That was about a year ago and since then that part of the lawn has been beautiful. So maybe that water was needed after all.
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Oh..! thats good. Your garden got much water.. But here waste of water. This is the first time I am wasting water...
• India
31 May 12
if you want to fill the tank with water,then i will provide you with a circuit that rings when tank gets filled.its really a simple principle.Same way that you light a bulb.instead of bulb you use buzzer!!
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@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
I couldn't understand your response. Can you please tell it again..??? Thank you..
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• Thailand
3 Jun 12
Yes water is very important for our daily needs, we need water foe the plants aslo when cook, wash, shower, and for drink etc.. So, waste of it is a no,no... in other countries there many people dying because of draught so why we waste water? Think of the people that are dying because they have no water to drink nor food to eat. So, let's try not to waste water because every single drop is a life...
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
3 Jun 12
I know that every single drop is also life. But I don't want to waste water. This is the first time I am doing like this..
• Thailand
3 Jun 12
that's alright dear, everyone of us have waste some amounts of water unintended...
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
4 Jun 12
anyway thanks for participating..
@aerous (13475)
• Philippines
2 Jun 12
It's not my habit to waste water because water here is very expensive. We need to conserve water to lessen the bills
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
2 Jun 12
Yes.., Water is important in our life.. thank you..
@aerous (13475)
• Philippines
2 Jun 12
Yup! If there is no water how can we live? I think there is no people in this world being exist if no water... We need to conserve but the worse thing was businessmen people exploit water because that must be distributed with lesser payment or the government have subsidy on it and distributed it free
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
3 Jun 12
But you should listen it. We paid for water. (but not for me). why..? Water scarcity. We through wastes to stream or other .... In this case waste of water. We should think it.. We have our own bore and well her. But there is no water in well. We use bore water. Now here came a rain. Then again we can use well water..
@ryanong (9697)
• Vietnam
1 Jun 12
Sometime i do like you even though i don't want to waste water also. In the evening i have to do many works at the same time and sometime i forget to switch off the bore too when water is full in a tank. Well, i did try to limit it as less as i can...
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Yes.., sometimes you also do like me. someone do not know the importance of water. But i know, you also.... Good... But do that is the last time wasting water. Because water is important na...???
@ryanong (9697)
• Vietnam
2 Jun 12
Ya, i agree. We should not waste anything: food, water, ...we have to think for our planet...
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
2 Jun 12
Yes.., correct.
@airasheila (5460)
• Philippines
31 May 12
a pleasant day shskumbla, i think nobody wants to waste a single drop of water. and nobody will agree to make it a habit as well. its just, due to some reason, you have forgotten to close the valve for the bore that you have open.
@ryanong (9697)
• Vietnam
1 Jun 12
I agree with you too. We all don't want to waste it at all.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
But someone know the importance of water. Then also they waste the water.. What is the reason..! can you tell me...!?
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
1 Jun 12
Please read 7th response. They do not want to waste water. Then also wasting water.
• India
12 Jun 12
that is why when ever you have to work on one thing at a time and concentrate one the work you are doing water is so precious and in some areas they dont even get water for drinking so what ever u do do it carefully
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
16 Jun 12
o.k. I am not doing like this in another time.! Do you have any experience about it.? Please welcome back.!
• Philippines
2 Jun 12
Yeah! I always have this kind of habit in wasting water and I keep doing it unintentionally even if I tried to avoid it.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
3 Jun 12
But I really don't want to waste water. I know the importance of water. This is the first time and I hope this will the last time I am doing this work. Thanks for responding.
@myfb2009 (8304)
• Malaysia
2 Jun 12
Hi Shs, since nowadays things are getting expensive, we are always trying our best as not to waste anything. Because everything isn't free in the city. We needs money to be able to buy and use any source, include water and electricity. That's why, we always make sure that non of our family member waste anything in our home. We try to re-use and re-cycle things in our home to the maximum.
@shskumbla (3341)
• India
2 Jun 12
Yes.., that si correct.