Water saving tips for residents

It’s important we use our water resources wisely and adjust our water use as the conditions change. Even when it rains we need to think water smart to ensure the future of our water supply. By changing our behaviour and habits we can reduce our water consumption dramatically and in doing so can save ourselves money (on water rates and water heating costs).

Washing vegies in bowl
We use a large amount of water inside the home every day for cooking, cleaning, flushing toilets, washing ourselves and washing our clothes. Below are estimates of water usage in the home to help you understand how much water is being ...
Woman watering plants
A large amount of all residential water is used outside – on our lawns and gardens, and washing of cars and driveways. But there are numerous ways you can dramatically reduce your water usage in the outdoors.   + - Know your soil type Click to ...
Leaks are costly and wasteful, but there are a few steps you can take to ensure you diagnose and repair water leaks as quickly as possible. Keep in mind that: dripping taps waste 20 000 litres per year. a leaking toilet can waste ...
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