Water Efficiency in the Kitchen

Kitchen Water Efficiency Tips

Follow our tips for saving water in the kitchen

Our Top Tips

  • Turn off a running tap when you wash your hands, dishes or vegetables - put the plug in or use a bowl instead
  • Chill your tap water in a jug or sports water bottle in the fridge instead of running the tap
  • Defrost food in the fridge or the microwave, rather than under a running tap
  • Only boil the kettle with the amount of water you need to save water and energy use
  • Wait until you have a full load for your dishwasher or washing machine; use a half load cycle or quick wash setting if you must