Saving water at home, in the garden, or at work takes very little effort, but makes a big difference. The key is for everyone to reduce personal wastage, ie. turning the tap off when you brush your teeth, can save up to 5 liters a minute. If the entire adult population of England and Wales did this, we could save 180 million liters a day, enough to supply nearly 500,000 houses.Read our Top Tips below and start to Save Water today.
§ Water use and efficiency
Water meters can save you money on bills, grey water recycling systems conserve water and read all about the Water Efficiency Awards 2007.
§ Why should I save water?
Water is a very precious resource that is often taken for granted. It is not as abundant as you might think.
§ Saving water in the home
Avoid baths, load your dishwasher fully, replace worn washers, and install a hippo…
§ Saving water in the garden
Read Alan Titchmarsh’s top tips. It could even improve the health of your plants and save you money.
§ Saving water in business and industry
Being water wise is good for your business. All commercial organizations use water, but how many know exactly how much they are using? § Saving water in the public sector
did you know that with the introduction of the Water Act 2003, all public bodies now have a duty to conserve water?
§ Saving water in agriculture and horticulture
all farms and horticultural businesses use water, but do you know how much you use and how much it costs?
§ Saving water in schools
financial savings depend on many issues such as size of school and age of buildings. Some water-efficiency measures cost money to implement, but many cost little or nothing at all.
§ Saving water in hotels: A water efficiency project
through a combination of simple maintenance and management measures, considerable water savings can be made in small hotels. Article publish on: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/subjects/waterres/287169/