Water saving tips

Every drop counts

Water saving tips

In the north east we are fortunate to have a plentiful supply of water and it can be difficult to understand why it is important to be careful with the water we use and to try to avoid waste

• Northumbrian Water is passionate about providing our customers with clean, safe drinking water, dealing with sewage and heavy rainfall and protecting the environment for future generations.

• In the north east we are fortunate to have a plentiful supply of water and it can be difficult to understand why it is important to be careful with the water we use and to try to avoid waste.

Every Drop Counts is one of our campaigns that demonstrates our commitment to saving water, energy and helping our local communities.

• By making the small changes below to your daily routine you can save the following amount of water everyday!

CHANGE OF HABIT SAVING PER PROPERTY PER DAY
Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth 30.7 litres
Shower rather than bathe 25 litres
Use a bowl when hand washing dishes 17.5 litres
Take shorter showers 17 litres
Use a basin when personal washing 11.8 litres
Repair dripping taps 8.9 litres
Use full loads in washing machines 8.3 litres
Use a bowl when washing food 6.5 litres
Use water resourcefully in the garden 2 litres
Use full loads in dishwashers 3.8 litres

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