All through our primary-school years, our textbooks have told us to turn off the tap after we have used it. But how many of us still make sure we do it? A study by the European Environment Agency found that a dripping tap can waste as much as one litre of water every hour. Yet we remain oblivious to the crisis water scarcity can spark.
With summers fast approaching, many areas in the NCR may be bracing for many days of water shortage. Let's do our bit to ensure we save as much as we can.
Here are a few points to keep in mind:
At home in general
In the bathroom
In the laundry and kitchen
(PHOTO CREDIT: Daniel Kuria)