When you are cleaning fruit or vegetables, try to collect the water in a bowl and then re-use it for watering houseplants.

If you like to drink cold water, keep a water jug in the fridge, so you don't need to leave a tap running to get cold water.

Washing appliances used when only half full use more than half the water and energy of a full load. Therefore, wait until you have a full load before switching the machine on. Doing this, you can save up to 3,785 litres a month!

When washing dishes by hand, don't let the water run while rinsing. Fill one sink with wash water and the other with rinse water.

Leaving the tap running while you wash your hands or brush your teeth can waste up to 5 litres of water per minute! So only use the tap to rinse.

Always double-check taps have been turned off completely.

A 5-minute shower uses about a third of the water of a bath. But remember that power showers can use more water than a bath in less than 5 minutes.

You shouldn't use the toilet as a rubbish bin: cotton buds, makeup tissues and cotton wool should be placed in your waste bin.

Choose one glass for your drinking water each day This will cut down on the number of glasses to wash.

There are some extra ways in which adults can save water too Click Here.

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