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Check appliances

Check appliances

How much water do your household appliances use?

You may be surprised at how much water is used by your dishwasher and washing machine.

Understanding which appliance uses the most water will help you determine where you can reduce your water consumption. You can do this by reading your water meter before and after you use the appliance.

Read meter


Every time you run your dishwasher you could be using as much as 15 to 20 litres of water.

Washing machine

Depending on the type of washing machine you have, you could be using anywhere between 72 and 140 litres of water.

Evaporative cooler

Using an evaporative cooler could use up to 90 litres of water per hour.