In the UK each day we each use an average of 150 litres of water.
In Wales we have high rainfall and often we don’t think about how much water we use because there is such a plentiful supply of rainwater.
But a lot of work goes into producing the water that comes from the tap. We use a lot of energy to move the water around whether it is through the pipes to our homes and businesses or around the treatment works itself.
By being careful with the water we use we are not only saving water we are also saving energy. 10 – 15% of the cost of treating water is the cost of the energy we use in the process.
And although our reservoirs and rivers usually have plenty of water in them, a hot dry summer can quickly deplete the water levels so it is important we learn to conserve water so that when this happens we can ensure the water we have goes further.
There are many easy ways to conserve water:
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