Glasses of Water

General Indoor Water-Saving Tips

Water reuse is another area where water savings can be recognized. EkoSource has information relating to re-usable water fit for purpose and designs for DIY grey water recycling systems. EkoSource is able to provide a number of greywater recycling systems which can be used to provide gardening water and water to flush your toilets, thereby reducing your water bill substantially.  

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Teach children to turn off faucets tightly after each use.

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Monitor your water bill for unusually high use. Your bill and water meter are tools that can help you discover leaks. Please look at the discovering leaks section of the Knowledge group.

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Be a leak detective! Check all hoses, connectors, and faucets regularly for leaks.

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Make suggestions to your employer or school about ways to save water and money.

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When the kids want to cool off, use the sprinkler in an area where your lawn needs it most.

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Reward kids for the water-saving tips they follow.

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We’re more likely to notice leaky faucets indoors, but don’t forget to check outdoor faucets, pipes, and hoses.

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Run your washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 4 000 litres a month.

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Encourage your school system and local government to develop and promote water conservation among children and adults.

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Avoid recreational water toys that require a constant flow of water.

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See a leak you can’t fix? Tell a parent, teacher, employer, or property manager, or call a handyman.

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See how your water use stacks up to others by calculating your daily water use.

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Play fun games while learning how to save water.

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Grab a wrench and fix that leaky faucet. It’s simple, inexpensive, and you can save 500 litres a week.

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At home or while staying in a hotel, reuse your towels.