Water is a wonderful and versatile resource. It can be used to quench our thirst as well as being used in many industrial and agricultural processes.
Water is always there whenever you need it, we don’t give a second thought when we turn on the tap
Spotting a leak
If you spot a leak in your home, you need to act quick as even a small drip can waste thousands of liters of water!
How to spot a leaking loo
Leaks in your toilet cistern can be especially difficult to spot. If you suspect an issue with your cistern, you might be able to hear a faint sound of water trickling, try this quick and easy check to see if you’ve got a leaking loo:
- Dry the back of the toilet bowl.
- Place a few sheets of dry toilet paper on the back of the toilet.
- Leave for a few hours, if the toilet paper is wet after this time or immediately you may have a leak!
- Call a plumber!
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Did you know?
A dripping tap wastes – 5,500 litres of water a year
A leaking loo has the potential to waste 400 litres of water every day, that’s 146,000 litres a year! A huge waste of water!