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Water Efficiency

Water Efficiency - Tips and advice


 

Saving water in the BATHROOM

In the Bathroom

  • Take a shower and reduce the number of baths you have
  • Put the plug in the basin when you wash and use the collected water instead
  • Don't leave the tap running when brushing your teeth
  • Always make sure taps are turned off fully
  • Fix a water efficient showerhead, available from our Product Portal
  • Fix any leaking taps to avoid wasted water
  • If you are installing a new bathroom, always choose water efficient products

 

Saving water in the KITCHEN

In the Kitchen

  • Use a washing up bowl when washing up
  • Fix any leaking taps
  • Wait until you have a full load before doing your washing
  • Only fill the kettle with the water you need
  • If you are purchasing a new appliance which uses water, be sure to check how water efficient it is

 

Saving water in the GARDEN

In the Garden

  • Use a watering can or handheld hose pipe instead of a garden sprinkler
  • Fit a hose trigger gun when using a hose, available from our Product Portal
  • Add water retention crystals to pots, tubs and hanging baskets to help keep compost moist, available here on our Product Portal
  • Don't cut lawns too short and save the clippings to use as mulch to improve soil health




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