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.

indoors

Keep water in the fridge rather than waiting for the water to cool from the tap.

kitchen

indoors

Wash your vegetables and rinse dishes in a plugged sink or basin – not under a running tap.

kitchen

indoors

Wait for a full load of washing before reaching for the detergent.

laundry

indoors

Use the half flush when flushing the toilet.

bathroom

indoors

Make sure your dishwasher is full before using.

kitchen

did you know?

A small drip from a tap can waste as much as 128 litres of water a day.

indoors

Use a plug rather than running water to rinse your razor, brush your teeth or wash your face.

bathroom

outdoors

Plant for the climate & soil in your area.

garden

indoors

Keep your showers to four minutes.

bathroom

indoors

Install a WELS rated water saving showerhead and save on water and energy costs.

bathroom

outdoors

Use watering cans or trigger nozzles on hoses so that you water the areas that need it.

garden

outdoors

Water your garden before 10 am or after 4 pm to reduce water loss through evaporation.

garden

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