Our water usage calculator estimates your annual water consumption based on your answers to questions regarding water use in and around the home.
Cleaning hard surfaces
Cleaning your driveways and footpaths are activities that traditionally use a lot of water, but there are easy alternatives to keep the outside of your home looking neat and tidy.
To help you save water, here are some tips to keep your home and surrounds looking clean:
- Use a broom, brush, blower or rake to sweep and clean outdoor paths and paving instead of hosing them down with water
- Spot clean any marks using a hose with a trigger nozzle or a high-pressure cleaner
- Fill a bucket, and use a sponge to remove extra stubborn marks
- Wash your vehicle on the grass
Keep your car sparkling
Find out how you can stay water-savvy and keep your vehicles sparkling at the same time!
Spot cleaning hard surfaces
Spot cleaning of external hard surfaces (paths, driveways, concrete, outdoor decks and balconies) is allowed for safety, health or emergency reasons with a hose fitted with a trigger nozzle or high-pressure cleaning equipment.
Little habits make big changes
If you're thoughtful you can really make things go a long way, especially water.