Be a local water-saving hero

Water looks after us, so let's look after water. Following Auckland's worst drought on record (2019/2020) we ask that everyone plays their part and reduces their water use when and where they can. Water restrictions are no longer in place, but water remains a precious resource that we all need to look after. If you're wondering how to adopt some good water saving habits, look no further, our tips below will have you saving water in no time.

Before we get to the tips, did you know?

Washing machines use an average of 122 litres of water every load. Can you commit to washing one load less each week and save a whole lot of water? Don't be a drip, be a water-saving hero.

Rob Tinholt loads his washing machine.

Four tips to be a water-saving hero

  1. Spend a minute less in the shower: save 12 litres
  2. Turn off the tap when you brush your teeth or shave: save 4 litres
  3. When possible, use a half flush when flushing the toilet: save 6 litres
  4. Fix a leaking tap: save 33 litres a day

Check out our tips page for loads more suggestions on how to use water wisely. You could also download the resources below and before you know it you'll be saving 20 litres a day.

Make it your mission to save 20 litres of water a day, every day.

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Make it your mission to save 20 litres of water a day, every day.

It's easy to save 20 when you know how.   

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