Making every drop of water count
Making every drop of water count.
Compared to Thailand and Singapore, which charge about RM1.09 and RM6.50 per cubic meter of water respectively for domestic use, our water prices are cheaper by at least 36%.
Nevertheless, not every Malaysian appreciates the cheaper price and uses water prudently.
We only need 100 to 120 litres of water per person per day to meet our basic needs.
Activities in the bathroom make up half of the total water consumed in a typical household.
Washing laundry accounts for one-fifth of overall household water consumption.
Running tap water can waste four to six litres of water per minute.
Use a glass of water for rinsing teeth.
We only need 40 to 50 litres of water per shower.
Consolidating washes will save not only water but also energy.