Fix Leaking Taps, Pipes and Toilets
When using water around the home and garden make sure to turn the taps off properly. A leaking tap either inside or outside can waste litres of water per day depending on the severity of the leak. Do a regular maintenance check and fix/replace old leaking taps, pipes and toilets. Use the half flush on toilets where possible. Every little bit helps.
Turn The Tap Off While Brushing Your Teeth and Washing Your Hands
Did you know by simply turning the tap off when you brush your teeth, wash your hands or even when shaving you can save up to 20 litres of water per day. This water conservation method can be easily implemented in every household to help save water and in turn lower your water bill.
Run Your Washing Machine and Dishwasher With a Full Load
Running your washing machine and dishwasher with a full load is the most water-efficient choice. Every time you use either your dishwasher or washing machine you are consuming water so consolidating washes will be more efficient and in turn save water.
Shorten Your Shower
To help conserve water it is ideal to take a shower of 5 minutes or less and this simple change in your routine can save up to 70 litres of water per shower. If you times that by how many showers are taken a day in your home imagine the water savings. Another change you can make is to change your shower head to a low flow shower head. Even cutting your shower time by 2 minutes will help.
It's easy to save water around our home if we all make a few small changes.