Activity 1 - saving water
Did you know –
A dripping tap can waste 90 litres of water a week!
Leaving the tap running while brushing your teeth can waste up to 9 litres of water a minute!
Use less water (and energy) by turning the hot tap down, instead of the cold tap up, if you need cooler water
How many ways can you think of to save water?
Use our Water Saving Ideas sheet to think of ways to help save water.
There are lots of ways that can be discussed – here are some ideas:
• Using dirty dish water to water plants
• Putting an empty pint milk carton in the toilet cistern – saves a pint of water every flush
• Take a shower instead of a bath
• There are lots more ideas on the internet e.g. BBC