How Can I Save Water?

1- Why save water
2- How can I save water?
3- How much water do you use
4- Washing clothes
5- Toilet flushing

How Much Water Do You Use?


80 litres

5 minute shower

35 litres

5 minute power shower

90 litres

Brushing teeth with tap running

6 litres per min

Brushing teeth with tap off

1 litre

Single toilet flush

9 litres

Drinking, cooking etc.

25 litres

Washing machine

60 litres


40 litres

Washing car with a bucket

10 litres


540 litres per hour

Source: J. Clift & A. Cuthbert, Water use less - save more, (2006)

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