Frequently Asked Questions
Facts about water
65 percent of the water used in your home is used in the bathroom.
15 percent of water used is used in the kitchen
12 percent of the water is used for laundry and cleaning
the average toilet uses 20 to 25 litres per flush (low flush units are available and use around 6 litres per flush)
a dishwasher uses approximately 60 litres per load
an average automatic clotheswasher uses 140 litres per load
in one year a leak of just one drop per second wastes approximately 10,000 litres - enough water to have 210 five-minute showers
a running bathroom faucet uses 10 to 20 litres per minute
almost 80 percent of the earth's surface is covered in water, but only 1 percent is fresh water available for consumption.
there are 4.54 litres per Imperial gallon