Because it’s so precious, it’s really important that we all do our bit to save water. Every drop really does count! You can help save water by making small changes to the way you use it, like turning the tap off when you brush your teeth.
If you’d like to learn more about other ways you can save water, we know just the kids who can help!
Our Super Splash Heroes - Amira, Max, Jada and Isaac - are ultimate water saving champions.
You would survive for less than a week without water. Water is the most natural, healthy thing we can drink, our bodies are 70% water and our brains are 78% water, so it is important to drink water to keep our minds and bodies active.
And in lots more ways.
Your water bill will reduce if you use less water. Protect the environment - there are direct environmental benefits such as energy and chemicals saved, reduced water treatment and less pollution leading to global warming. Expensive new water abstraction or reservoirs can be avoided or delayed and rivers and wetlands can be improved protecting habitats and biodiversity.
In one day, each of us can flush away more water than some people in the developing world would get in a week. If we also use the toilet to dispose of anything that doesn’t come out of us naturally or toilet roll i.e. if we use the toilet instead of a bin, then we waste even more.