A sports field requires a large amount of water – this photo shows a sprinkler system watering the football pitch prior to a game. An artificial turf pitch (3g pitch) does not need water yet still provides a quality playing surface.
A lawn should be watered frequently in summer to keep the grass green and lush. You can save water by installing an artificial grass lawn. The lawnmower will be redundant so energy is saved too.
Rainwater harvesting is the process of collecting and storing rainwater. Garden water butts are a popular and inexpensive method of rainwater harvesting. Learn how to save water in the garden and reduce your utility bill with a water butt.
Water efficient washing machines will use 6 litres of water per kilogram in comparison to the least efficient that use 14 litres of water per kilogram. Read our guide to see how you can check the water efficiency of your washing machine.