Know where you use water

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Pir chart of water usage in apartment buildings, with usage inside apartments highlighted

Average water usage breakdown in apartment buildings

Research by Sydney Water, the City of Sydney Council and BMT WBM Pty Lid has consistently found that the overwhelming majority – 86% and more - of water consumed in apartment buildings is used inside apartments (not on the common property).

Showers account for more than half of a building’s total consumption.

The owners corporation can work on reducing water on common property – and residents can make a huge difference with what they do in their apartments.

Last Updated: 
Fri 18/03/2016

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