Our population is growing, our climate changing and our lifestyle demands more and more water. Quite simply, we are consuming too much. And with water usage at an all-time high, rationing is round the corner. But the good news is that there are numerous things we can do both at home and at work to reduce our consumption of water, save money and help the environment.
This book lists 100 ways in which to do your bit. Tips range from simple measures - such as turning off the tap while you clean your teeth - to more drastic ones, such as installing a rainwater harvesting system. Interspersed with `Did you know?' facts and photographs throughout, this pocket guide will transform the way you use water.
How much water do you use? The Kitchen The Bathroom The Toilet The Garden The Car And more ... How does your water get to your home? A global view Resources
Previously a director of Outward Bound Wales, Jon Clift taught outdoor pursuits for many years, going on to take a Masters in Sustainable Environmental Management. He now works as a freelance environmental consultant and lives in Salcombe, South Devon. Before moving to Devon 15 years ago to run a smallholding, Amanda Cuthbert worked in theatre and in television, writing, presenting and producing programmes. Author of two books, she now works as a freelance writer and marketing consultant and lives in Dartington, Devon.