In the wake of COVID-19 it is still important to continue to follow the hand washing guidelines and other measures recommended by Public Health England, but we can still all do our bit to save water.
The UK experienced the driest and sunniest spring (March – May) since records began in 1862, which came as a surprise following an extremely wet winter.
With more of us spending time at home this year, we are at risk of using too much water unnecessarily. With the help of WaterWise.org.uk we are sharing some top tips on ways you can save water to help the environment, and your wallet.
In the bathroom
Brushing your teeth: Don’t leave the tap running while you clean your teeth, just turn it on when you need it. A running tap wastes approximately six litres of water per minute.
Apparently 5-8% of toilet cisterns leak. Check yours by adding some food colouring to the cistern before you go to bed, and if your toilet bowl water has changed colour in the morning you know you’ve got a leak.
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