Tips on how to save water
Advice on how to save water
As the hose pipe bans comes into force today, the Bedfordshire and
Luton Local Resilience Forum (BLLRF) has issued advice to help
local residents save water.
The average person in England and Wales uses 150 litres of water a
day, most of which is used for washing and toilet flushing. To help
households save water, BLLRF have launched a new webpage packed
full of useful tips such as reducing the amount of water used per
flush and fixing leaking taps which can save a whopping 15 litres
of water per day.
It is hoped the webpage will encourage residents to help conserve
water after the driest winter on record. Despite recent rainfall,
reservoir levels in parts of the country are still significantly
below the average levels for this time of year.
The resilience forum are confident householders will be motivated
to undertake the advice following the recent declaration of drought
last month, and the opportunity to potentially save money on water
BLLRF chairman, Deputy Chief Constable John Fletcher said: “The
drought situation and the hosepipe ban will no doubt have an impact
on almost every household in the county.
“We hope our advice will help residents conserve water and think
about their water usage more carefully. By taking simple measures
we can help to ensure we don’t take this precious resource for
For more information about way to save water please visit https://www.bllrf.org.uk/home/