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How to use water efficiently to save money and save water.
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Smart water use in your home

Smart water use in your home

Here in Australia, with easy access to fresh, clean, safe water, it’s not hard to forget how precious this important resource is.

Here are some quick facts about household water usage,and some ideas for how to reduce water consumption in your home.

  • Water-efficient sprinklers uses 9 litres per minute
  • Hosing the driveway or hard surfaces uses 15 litres per minute
  • A pool without a cover loses up to 200 litres per day
  • Single Flush toilet uses 12 litres per flush
  • Dual flush toilet – full flush uses 6 litres per flush
  • Dual flush toilet – half flush uses 3 litres per flush
  • Outdoor water use accounts for 25-50% of the average home’s water
  • 15-20% of water used in the home is in the laundry
  • 25% of water we use in the bathroom is flushed down the toilet

Ten Ways to Use Water Responsibly

  • Monitor your daily water usage and check for hidden leaks with a usage tracker
  • Use a cover on your pool or spa
  • Take short showers
  • Turn off the tap while brushing your teeth
  • Use Washing Machines and Dishwasher only when full
  • Scrape plates clean instead of rinsing
  • Install water efficient devices and a rainwater tank
  • Water gardens and lawns in the cooler times of the day
  • Choose drought-tolerant plants
  • Use a broom instead of a hose