In your bathroom
- Turn off the tap while cleaning your teeth.
- Keep showers to less than four minutes.
- When shaving, fill the sink with water rather than running the tap.
- Fix leaking taps, toilets and showers immediately. Check for leaks.
- Intall water-efficient devices where possible.
Save up to 100 litres a day!
In your laundry
- Do a full load of washing each time.
- Match the washing machine water-level to the load.
- Fix leaking taps. Check for leaks.
- Install water-efficient devices where possible.
Save up to 15,000 litres a year!
In your kitchen
- Scrape plates clean instead of rinsing.
- Do not use running water to thaw food.
- Soak your pots and pans rather than scrubbing them under running water.
- Rinse vegetables in a container and use water in the garden.
- Make sure the dishwasher is full each time.
- Fix leaking taps. Check for leaks
- Install water-efficient devices.
Save up to 50 litres a day!
Your water meter can also help you detect possible water leaks.
If the last dial on your meter is spinning and you aren’t aware of any water being used, you probably have a water leak. You should contact a licensed plumber as soon as possible to repair the leak.
Read more about checking for leaks.