INFOGRAPHIC: What can you do to reduce water consumption

File: With Cape Town hit by water crisis, residents are urged to do their part to save water. Photo: Pixabay / spike2010sd

JOHANNESBURG - With only 10 weeks before Cape Town hits day zero, we bring you some tips on how to reduce water usage.

1. Shower for 90 seconds using 15 litres

2. Use 18 litres for dishes and laundry

3. Cook with only two litres

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4. Drink three litres per day

5. Use three litres for general hygiene

6. Flush once after using the rest room

This would add up to 50 litres of water used in a day.

 

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