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How to save water?

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Ignacy Parzych

on 11 January 2015

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Water saving
Where is the water consumed?
Why we should save water?
To reduce costs

Environmental benefits

Preserve dwindling resources

Without water we would die in few days

Most important resource on planet
1977
2014
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Few facts
We use 70% more water than 30 years ago (150 liters a day)
A third of water that is used in our houses is flushed down the toilet
How to save water?
Time your shower to keep it under 5 minutes. You'll save up to 4000 ltrs a month.

When you give your pet fresh water, don't throw the old water down the drain. Use it to water your trees or shrubs.

When you are washing your hands, don't let the water run while you lather.

How to save water?
Turn off the water while you soap and shampoo yourself. You can save more than 200 ltrs a week.

Check all taps and pipes for leakages. A dripping tap can waste 140 liters a week.

Turn off the water while you brush your teeth and wash your face. Keep water in a mug. You waste 6 liters a minutes with running water
How much water it takes to …
How to save water?

Wash fruits, vegetables in a pan of water rather than running water

Collect the water you use for rinsing produce and reuse it to water houseplants.
There is only 2,8% of fresh water
the rest is salt water and 60% of
freshwater is in glaciers and icecaps
Bath- 50 liters

Brushing teeth with tap running- 6 lts per min

Brushing teeth with water from mug- 1 lt

Dripping tap- 140 lts per week

Washing machines- 65 lts

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