Even though water doesn’t usually appear in short supply in Ireland, using less water actually means you are saving energy and reducing carbon emissions. Cleaning and pumping water is an energy intensive process, as is heating the hot water that comes out of our taps and showers.
If you would like to find ways to save water at home here are a few tips for how to go about it.
“Keep a jug next to the kitchen tap to collect any water that you run when waiting for the tap to heat up. You can use this to water your houseplants or in the garden.”
“Try turning the water off in between washing your body, shampooing and conditioning.”