There is much talk of a coming crisis, with wars predicted over water.

However, unlike fossil fuels, water is never used up - it simply changes form. It can be returned to usable form through various water recycling options, using:

Water efficiency is obviously critical, including:

  • Using water multiple times - e.g. water from basins, showers and washing clothes being used to flush toilets and to water gardens.
  • Reducing losses (leaks) in the water distribution system.
  • Using water efficient appliances. These are sometimes low cost (e.g. efficient shower heads) but sometimes expensive (front loading washing machinesW).

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