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WATER CONSERVATION
Things to do around the House

 

 

 

How effective is sullage water ?

 

Sullage water ( from every person ) can be expected to water 3- 6 squares metres in a hot dry week --more in cooler weather .

 

Waste water ( sullage) means water from Kitchen , Shower , Laundry ONLY

Check details with excel sheet irrexe.xls

 

*   For dry season  use only

*   Note soil infiltration rates are generally very low so use larger “store value” hard plastic soakage pipes is advised .

 

*   Southern Australian areas only

 

When water is in very short supply (The following less obvious techniques are amongst the most effective in reducing demand)

 

*   Switch the shower off when using shampoo

 

*   Use low water use washing machines/cycles.

*   Divert shower and sullage water to the garden (or suitable storage)

*   If its yellow, let it mellow?