Water saving tips

Water is a precious resource, so we shouldn’t waste it.
There are many simple things you can do around your home and garden every day to use water efficiently.
Which water saving tips do you practice at home? Search our indoor and outdoor categories.

did you know?

Human bones are 31% water.

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Less than 1% of the water supply on earth can be used as drinking water.

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A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water. If a human does not absorb enough water dehydration is the result.

Only wash your jeans every four or five wears, because anything else will fade the dye.

indoors

laundry

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A good quality mulch will protect your garden, reduce evaporation and keep the moisture around plant roots. It’s also a great way to stop weeds.

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Your body needs a regular supply of clean water to survive. The human body is made up of 50 to 75% water. Every cell, tissue and organ uses water to work correctly.

Wash vehicles, trailers, boats or buildings using a bucket, high pressure cleaning equipment or a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle.

outdoors

garden

did you know?

It takes 160 litres of water to produce an average banana and 15,400 litres per kilo of beef.

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The meals that you eat each day take huge amounts of water to produce.

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Australia uses around 25,000 gigalitres of water per annum - which is equivalent to 50 Sydney Harbours.

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Bottled water can be more than 1,800 times more expensive than tap water.

Reuse the water in your hot water bottle when refilling it or use it to water your plants.

indoors

kitchen

Thaw frozen foods in the fridge or microwave instead of under running water.

kitchen

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It takes three litres of tap water to produce one litre of bottled water.

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The average Australian drinks 30 litres of bottled water per year.

Aerate your lawn. Holes every six inches will allow water to reach the roots, rather than run off the surface.

outdoors

garden

did you know?

Australia is the world's driest inhabited continent. 70% of our land is arid.

Check for leaking taps and toilets around your home.

kitchen

bathroom

laundry

garden

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