Plugin is fitting the following products free of charge to homes in the area:
|A save a flush bag is inserted into the toilet cistern. It saves one litre each time the toilet is flushed and can save several thousand litres of water in a year.|
|A shower flow regulator keeps the flow of a shower at an efficient 7.5 litres a minute, lower than a typical shower fed from a hot water tank. It is not suitable on electric showers as they are already efficient.|
|A water efficient showerhead delivers a good shower with a flow of around eight litres a minute. Again this is more efficient than a typical mains-fed shower and is not suitable for electric showers .|
|A shower timer helps keep track of how long you spend in the shower and is a reminder about taking short showers.|
|Tap inserts mix air with the water flowing form the taps, so they use less water. Not suitable on kitchen taps or baths where you need a fixed amount of water.|
|This water saving guide provided tips for saving water around the home. (Severn Trent Water version pictured)|
|Severn Trent Water’s Fat Trap is used to collect cooking fat, so that it can be disposed of safely in a bin rather than down the sink, where it can cause drain or sewer blockages.|
Even if your home isn’t covered by this project you may still be able to get free water saving equipment from your water company.
Customers of Severn Trent Water can get water saving products from their website. Some products are free others can be purchased.
Customers of South Staffs Water can get water saving products from their website. Some products are free others can be purchased.
If you have a different water company you can find a link to their website on the WaterUK website.