10 Simple Actions to Save Water

As our climate changes and weather patterns become more unpredictable and unreliable, the lack of drinking water WILL become an increasingly serious issue – train your children NOW to value water by YOUR example 😀

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Fix your leaky toilet!
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Your toilet tank may be leaking and you don’t even know it? The most common leaks are silently occurring between the tank and the bowl. If there is a leak, you could be wasting up to 550 litres (145 gallons) of water every day and paying $250 per year (more depending on where you live) on your water bill. You can use a dye tablet available from your local hardware store to detect a leak. Usually the problem is an old flapper–which is easy to replace.

Install a low-flow shower headInstall a low-flow shower head!

Your average shower head uses 15 to 20 litres (approximately 4 to 5 gallons) of water per minute. A low-flow shower head can cut that by 50-70%. Inexpensive and easy to install, a low-flow showerhead will quickly pay for itself.

Insulate your water pipesInsulate your water pipes!

You’ll get hot water faster and therefore avoid wasting water while…

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