Get smart on saving water to improve your gardening, reduce your energy bills, help fight climate change and preserve one of our most precious natural resources. It's easy with our top tips.
Why is water worth saving?
Though it may feel like the UK has a lot of water, it can’t be taken for granted. In fact the last eight months have been the driest in 50 years and we're using on average 146 litres per person every day - that's nearly twice as much water as we were using 60 years ago.
Saving water is about living more sustainably and adapting to climate change - which can save you time, money and protect our environment. Using our tips can help reduce your heating costs, cut down your carbon footprint, and better manage water in your garden.
Did you know that:
• 12% of the energy bill for a typical gas heated home comes from heating water for showers, dishwashers, washing machines and the hot water tap
• 4% of the UK’s total carbon emissions comes from heating water in homes
• Managing water in the garden helps grow better plants more easily while saving water
A survey has shown that 8 in 10 UK adults say they try to save water in their day-to-day life. Use our easy tips to start saving water today.