How To Save Water Room By Room
Wasting water is easy and at times we don;t even realise it is happenning. With a bit of thought and not too much effort saving water is simple. It is also an effective way all of us can put more money in our pockets by reducing water bills and hence making a small contribution towards improving the environment. It is also a very good way of minimising the effects of steep rises in water costs.
Most of us don't have large amounts of spare time to work out the best ways to reduce water costs. To simplify things and to get the quickest possible results follow the 'No Cost Tips' on these pages. You don't have to do everything, just pick out the ones that are easiest for you. One way of involving other family members (especially children), is to share the savings in some way, this can be a fantastic way to achieve even bigger savings. Use the colour codes below to help identify the type of tips that interest you in the rooms listed at the side of this page.
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One of the simplest ways to save water is to turn taps off immediately you have enough water, probably the best example of this is cleaning teeth and not leaving the tap running throughout the whole process. It is surprising how many houses have dripping taps or other leaks which are continuously wasting water and money.
Over time this section is being expanded to cover more complex ways of saving water but keeping the focus on a quick payback time. There is not much point spending more than you save, especially when it comes to large investments. For more information on these tips check out the water saving section.
If you have tips of your own which have worked for you please feel free to pass them on to us for publication on these pages.
If you would like to check, work out or predict your water bill try EnCalcLU a water bill and use calculator. To work out the running cost of something that uses water or to compare the cost of two water using items try EnCalcL a water cost comparison calculator. Both of these simple to use computer programs are available free for personal non commercial use from JSutils.