how much water
do you use?

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!

how much water do you use?

01 - your family

Before you begin, enter the number of people in your household

how much water do you use?

02 - the shower

Standard showers use around 35 litres of water every 5 minutes. Power showers use around 90 litres of water every 5 minutes .

how much water do you use?

03 - the bath

An average bath uses around 80 litres of water.

how much water do you use?

04 - the bathroom sink

A running tap uses 6 litres of water a minute

how much water do you use?

05 - the toilet

Old toilets use about 9 litres of water per flush. Newer toilets use about 6 litres.

how much water do you use?

06 - the kitchen sink

A tap that drips every second can use up to 50 litres a week!

how much water do you use?

07 - the dishwasher

New dishwashers use around 15-20 litres of water per wash.

how much water do you use?

08 - the washing machine

Washing machines use around 15-20 litres of water per wash.

how much water do you use?

09 - the garden

Hosepipes and splinklers use around 135 litres of water every 15 minutes.

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10 - results

You use an average of litres daily – Find out How to Save Water

WATER IS PRECIOUS!