Water is our most precious natural resource – it is vital to all forms of life. Over the last 50 years changes in lifestyle, climate and population have made it even more precious. In Northern Ireland today the average person uses about 145 litres per day – calculate your water usage today!
Before you begin, enter the number of people in your household
An average bath uses around 80 litres of water.
A running tap uses 6 litres of water a minute
A tap that drips every second can use up to 50 litres a week!
New dishwashers use around 15-20 litres of water per wash.
Washing machines use around 15-20 litres of water per wash.
Hosepipes and splinklers use around 135 litres of water every 15 minutes.