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Many people believe that baths waste a lot of water. However, often a bath may use less water than showering. Follow these tips to ensure that you are using the bath water wisely!

  • Adding cold water to cool very hot water is a waste of energy and water. So, make sure your hot water system thermostat is not set too high - ideally no higher than 60°C
  • Only fill the tub with as much water as needed.

You can use your bath water on your garden too!

  • Use a bucket to throw bath water onto the garden or wash your car with it!
  • Check that soaps and detergents in the water won’t harm garden plants.

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  • Toilets

    25% of all the water we use in the bathroom is flushed down the toilet. It's easy to reduce water wastage here!

  • Laundry

    15-20% of home water consumption is in the laundry, a high consumer of water, energy and detergents. Save them all here!

  • Taps

    Manage taps with these tips!