From high demand in a hot summer, to burst pipes in winter; the environment has a big impact on our water services.
After cutting your lawn, leave the clippings on the lawn to provide nutritious mulch.
Plants for a rain garden
Plants that don't need lots of water
Don't forget to tweet us your gardening efforts, @nwater_care
Choosing the right kind of bed, pot and planter makes a real difference.
Always try to:
Did you know?
Around 90,000 litres of water falls onto a roof in a year, and that’s enough to fill 473 water butts.
Capture some of this water by placing a water butt by sheds, greenhouses, and conservatories.
Water butts are available to Northumbrian Water customers at bargain prices here.