WATER

1Water is indispensable and everyone uses water everyday. Existing water supply is miserably short of demand and hot weather and over use place further extreme pressure .Some easy tips:

  • Use a mug instead of running tap while brushing teeth and shaving , can save 40 litres per day.
  • While watering plants use water can instead of running hose
  • While taking bath, don't use shower run for long.
  • Use a toilet flush which consumes less water or reduce the capacity by putting a filled 500ml plastic bottle in the flush tank. Will save 5 litres every day.
  • Don't allow water overflow from the over head tank use a timer
  • Don't use water for washing pavements, floors, and driveways
  • Car washing can be avoided, instead use a wet cloth and bucket for cleaning. It will save approx. 380 litres

Use of water recycling for kitchen water for gardens is feasible with small alteration to your pipes.

Water harvesting in each home and premises is strongly pursued and facilitated by Futurearth.

WATER SAVINGS -UNINTENTIONAL WASTES
Activity
Method Adopted
Qty. Used Ltr.
Method to be Adopted
Qty. Required Ltr.
Qty. Saved Ltr
Brushing Teeth
Running Tap for 5 min.
45
Tumbler or Glass
0.5
44.5
Washing Hands
Running Tap for 2 min.
18
Half filled washed basin
2
16
Shaving
Running Tap for 2 min.
18
Shaving Mug
0.25
17.75
Shower
Letting shower run while soaping, Staying under shower too long.
90
Wet down, Tap off, Soap up, rinse off.
20
70
Flushing Toilet
Use Old fashioned large Capacity cistern
13.5 or more
Dual system short flush liquid waste, full flush solid waste
4.5 to 9.0
4.5 of more
Watering floor
Running hose for 5 min
200
Mop and Bucket
18
182
Watering Plants
Running hose for 5 min
120
Water Can
5
115
Washing Car
Running hose for 10 min
400
Bucket (Two)
18
382
 
 

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