With so much depending on it, it only makes sense to save every drop. If you answer a few questions below, we'll give you some handy tips and tricks that will keep you as water-efficient as a cactus.
Safe drinking water is probably one of the easiest things to take for granted so it's sometimes hard to see why saving it is so urgent and important.
Climate change, population growth and people's choices in their water use, are putting our resources under strain. Your ordinary steps to save every drop do make an extraordinary difference to how much water remains available in the South West.
Another reason to save water is that all aspects of human life depend on it. You drink it. It’s used to make your food, your clothes, your house, your medicine. Things we take for granted like swimming pools and restaurants couldn’t run without it. Neither could our emergency services.
As well as giving you resources and encouraging you to join in our campaign to save every drop, we’re busy finding ways we can save water too. To help protect our water resources we are:
During the hosepipe ban, we were busy increasing the resilience of our water network to help better secure our water resources for the future. These are just some of the improvements we made during that time.