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Turn The Taps Off! Save On Energy Costs & Save Our Future Water Resources

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We get it, you’ve had a long day and all you want to do is wind down in a bath, throw your favorite album on and bliss out for an hour. Then again, you might not be so relaxed if you took a moment to look at the statistics attached to baths and water consumption, as gathered in a recent survey by Online Pump Supplies. The usage and costs of a daily bath currently stand as follows:  80 litres of water per day, which is £0.78. 29,200 litres of water per year, which is £283.24. As opposed to a shower, which looks like this: 24 litres of water per day, which is £0.23. 8,760 litres of water per year, which is £84.97. So, if you were to convert your daily bath to a shower, you would stand to save: 20,440 litres of water £198.27 a year. Aside from saving yourself a tidy sum, the real savings are the long-term savings in terms of basic recourse consumption. MIT News recently posted a summary of findings from a research project into water usage and availability projections for 2050, stating that: “The researchers expect 5 billion (52 percent) of the world’s projected 9.7 ...

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