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How much water do we use?

Water industry figures show that people in the South East use an average of 160-170 litres of water each per day – more than anywhere else.

Nearly a third of that water (55 litres) is flushed down the toilet. Only 10 litres is used for cooking and drinking.

What’s the council doing?

In spite of recent rainfall the long-term prediction is for water levels to remain critical. Like many businesses, the council uses a lot of water in its daily operations.

We have already taken many measures to reduce how much water we use and we will introduce the following measures to reduce our water consumption further:

What can you do to save water?

What can businesses do?

Crawley Council and Southern Water are working with businesses to help them plan for the drought and reduce their water waste.

Southern Water’s website has advice on measuring and managing your water use and costs.

Additionally Crawley Council’s Green Business Programme can give you tailored advice for your company – please see related pages or call us on 01293 438 543 to arrange a free visit.

Latest Drought Report

For the latest drought report from the Environment Agency please click on the below link.

www.environment-agency.gov.uk

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Crawley Borough Council Environment Unit
Town Hall
The Boulevard
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 1UZ

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Crawley Borough Council Environment Unit
Town Hall
The Boulevard
Crawley
West Sussex
RH10 1UZ

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