Drink more, waste less

Only 4% of the 150 litres of water we use each day is for drinking.

The water industry is interesting as it is one of very few industries in the world that encourages its customers to use less of its product. Water is precious, it takes a lot to get it to your taps. We know water is important to our everyday lives but we want people to waste less. We have a number of tips that we encourage people to take to reduce how much they waste.

Tip 1 – Turn the tap off whilst brushing your teeth and save 18 litres of water
Did you know? Brushing your teeth with a running tap uses 9 litres of water a minute.

Tip 2 – Take a 4 minute shower and save an average of 20 litres of water
Did you know? Having a shower uses an average of 62 litres of water.

Tip 3 – Put a full wash on and save up to 10 litres of water
Did you know? Washing your clothes uses an average of 112 litres of water a week

We also give away lots of free devices for the home. Check out our Save Water Save Money page to complete our water usage calculator and see what devises you could have.

 

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