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Water Usage In UK Homes & How To Save Water!

WATER USAGE IN HOMES & HOW TO SAVE WATER! Today water conservation has become an essential practice in all regions. Saving water at home does not require any significant cost outlay. Below are some of the facts on water usage in UK and how we can save water: One quarter of the massive 9bn litres of water used by UK households every day. Showers are by far the biggest consumers of water in the home, consuming 25%, with toilets second at 22%. 6. 25% 22% The study revealed that 22% of household water is used in the kitchen, with washing machines, dishwashers, kettles and taps. 22% On average, Britons shower 4.4 times a week, and take 1.3 baths. The average British household washes dishes by hand ten times a week, and only uses the dishwasher three times a week. More than nine in ten people (95%) boil the kettle every day, with 40% doing so five times a day or more. Households use their washing machine on average 4.5 times each week, yet only a quarter choose to wash at 30C or less. Water & Energy Saving Tips Installing an eco-shower head to a mixer or power shower – 49% of households could do this. 49% Washing clothes at 30c or 40% below – saving 40% of energy on a wash at 50-60c. Boiling only the water you need when you fill the kettle – overfilling costs Britons £68m a year. Small adjustments can make a big impact when it comes to water conserving, so start saving!! Designed & Developed In Public Interest By LIVINGHOUSE.CO.UK www.livinghouse.co.uk source: www.theguardian.com

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