Water

waterThis section is all about things relating to water – from some amazing facts to top tips to do your bit.

Here you will find a combination of tips and information that can help people make better decisions about their water usage and consumption.

Water is, arguably, the most valuable resource we have and should be used wisely:

  • All the water we use has to be cleaned and treated before being reused or returned to our rivers or the sea;
  • This all costs time, money and energy;
  • In addition, polluted water is a major problem to our environment and health.

You can help conserve water and cut the cost of cleaning it by following the tips on these pages. You may even save yourself some money too!

A typical person uses 150 litres of water every day – that’s 18 buckets-full! In the average household, the water is used in the following ways:

Water resources chart