Water makes the world go all over the place. We all take water supply for granted many times and in terms of small or medium-sized companies, we again find ourselves guilty of not able to save water. We think it’s a small enterprise but water usage is not less at all. From the water can to the coffee machine to the simple daily usage clothes or towels or list is quite long, water plays a vital and important role in any business. We all can do our share to help the atmosphere and be maintainable in our everyday habits – with that mindset, we can let you know a few excellent water-saving hacks!
- Dual Flush Technology
Since restroom is a place where water is wasted the most and few changes in the restroom can actually change your monthly water bill. While washing hands, generally people have the practice to leave the tap on and waste water. Outdated toilets will definitely not save water when you leave the tap on. Obsolete flush urinals use 3 gallons per flush which is quite at a higher rate.
Dual flush technology, allows a person to use minimal water when only less water or low volume flush is required. Same for non-water urinals. As the name suggests, these water-efficient toilets reduce water waste through dual flush technology. These can be installed easily or old flushed can be upgraded at a minimal cost. Great way to save water in your restroom with the help of a plastic unit which looks like a box and starts saving money.
By using Infra-red urinal control you can save water in your urinals. It will flush only when movement is detected. Flush when urinal in use.
- Recyclable laundry / Ensure you do laundry in a water-smart way.
For some small and medium enterprises, laundry is a daily or weekly operation, like washing clothes, hotel towels, uniforms, curtains and so on. Washing machines are a big source of water waste. So, make sure that you regulate the water level in the machine depending on the capacity or load. We can save water by using the technique that doesn’t start the machine until it is fully loaded. Since we know gallons of water are used in machines, so better we use the machine effectively. Use water softener for washing machine in case of hard water because, in case of hard water, you waste more water to wash clothes but when you use a water softener, it helps converting hard water into soft and you save water.
Another way of saving water is storing grey water, which is comparatively clean waste water from your washing machine. Stowing grey water is one of the best conducts to keep your office plants or garden refilled as they can save you approximately 4,000 -5,000 liters of water per year.
Using preserved greywater (water from wash basins, showers, sinks and washing machines) for spring-cleaning is better than shifting it to a place where it mixes with sewage called as STP is a great way of saving water at home as well as businesses.
You can treat grey water by using eco-friendly or economical way of cleaning waste water like Cyperus, white ginger lily, etc. these eco-friendly and economical ways will cleanse the water and ready to use water.
The most common problem in water saving is leakage through your washing machine. If you experience leakage in your washing machine, you will experience an intense rise in your business’s water bills too. Check the leaky valves immediately if you receive the signal of leakage.
- Latest technology taps
The perfect water saving hack is installing self-closing taps or battery operated touch taps can save lots of water everywhere. This is the best way to save your business water because this equipment reduces the water flow by up to 50%. These taps are easy to use and save your water bill drastically. A dripping tap can add your business water bill so better be careful while investing in taps for a longer period of time and water wastage as well. Leaking or normal taps are bad in terms of using and water bill too. They will give you a really unexpected figure in terms of your business water bill. But installing the latest water saving equipment will save your business money.
Save Water, Save Environment and Save Planet. Let’s play an important role in saving the environment and life.