Aim to keep your shower to under four-minutes to minimise water heating and usage costs. Installing an efficient shower head can save you even more water!
A four-minute shower can help you cut water and energy use in the bathroom by 40 per cent.
Showers and baths account for about 30 per cent of household water use. Shorter showers can save 52,000 to 115,000 litres of water annually.*
Installing efficient shower heads can save up to 96,000 litres of water annually.**
*Lower figure assumes a 4-person household using an efficient showerhead reducing their showering time by 4 minutes each per day. Upper figure assumes a 4-person household using an inefficient showerhead reducing their showering time by 4 minutes each per day.
**Assumes replacing old showerhead (20L/minute) with a 3-star option (9L/minute). Assumes use in home occupied by 4 people, with each person taking 6 minute shower.