7 ways to save water at home
Simple tips and tricks to help stop wasting water at home.
Many Australians who lived through the Millennium Drought from the late 90s to the early 00s will remember the ‘four-minute shower’ mantra and the catchphrase, ‘Have a shower with your fella, Stella’ coined by the water saving campaign during the time period.
Over the past two decades, there has been a growth in awareness to protect the environment, improve sustainability, and avoid water shortages – yet more can still be done. More than one billion litres of Australia’s treated water is lost every day due to leaks and cracked pipes, all while rainfall in Australia continues to sit well below the global average.
In Melbourne, more than two thirds of the city’s water supply is used in households. Put simply, while water is a necessary life resource, our availability and supply are declining due to climate change and overuse.