We <strong>use about 270 litres of water</strong> per person daily in our homes. 18http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/270 LitresWe <strong>use about 270 litres of water</strong> per person daily in our homes. <div class="ExternalClass380BA29D59114D9097DF9FA7839A7005"><p>​About a quarter of our indoor water use is from flushing the toilet. How else do you use water indoors?</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/WaterUseToilet.png, toilet use17.0000000000000
<strong>Shorten your shower</strong> by two minutes3http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Shorter Shower<strong>Shorten your shower</strong> by two minutes<div class="ExternalClass01883EB740324609B04D46BFD84D0F74"><p>​Reducing your shower by two minutes can save 460 litres of water in one month. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/shower.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/shower.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/shower.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/ShowerShare.jpg, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/ShowerShare.jpg26.0000000000000
Turn off the tap when brushing26http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/BrushingTurn off the tap when brushing<div class="ExternalClass7079BD9840E348A29175C1BD526127BB"><p>Turning off the tap when brushing, for two minutes twice a day, saves close to 700 litres of drinking water a month. And your teeth get just as clean. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/Brushing.jpg, Turn Off Tap when Brushing http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/Brushing.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/BrushingShare.jpg, Turn off Tap when Brushing4.00000000000000
Use food colouring to <strong>test for a leaking</strong> toilet7http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Leaky Toilet TestUse food colouring to <strong>test for a leaking</strong> toilet<div class="ExternalClassA741A0A12ACE4BD182A52FFB08D1AE78"><p>Drop a teaspoon of food colouring into your toilet tank. If the colour appears in the bowl after 15 minutes, you’ve got a leak. Many leaks can be fixed by replacing the worn-out flapper valve. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/toiletleak.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/toiletleak.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/toiletleak.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/ToiletLeakShare.jpg, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/ToiletLeakShare.jpg18.0000000000000
Each day, Metro Vancouver <strong>residents use enough water</strong> to fill BC Place.14http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/BC PlaceEach day, Metro Vancouver <strong>residents use enough water</strong> to fill BC Place.<div class="ExternalClass3631C81A1B8B4654AC87803294EBE744"><p>The average amount of water we use daily in Metro Vancouver is 1 billion litres – enough to fill BC Place.</p> </div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/BCPlaceShare.png, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/BCPlaceShare.png13.0000000000000
How much water <strong>do you use</strong>? 11http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Water CalculatorHow much water <strong>do you use</strong>? <div class="ExternalClass423CC18ECA7D4208B8495D58DC366466"><p> Find out how you use water in your home and learn simple tips that conserve water and energy with the Alliance for Water Efficiency's <a href="http://www.home-water-works.org/calculator" target="_blank">Water Calculator</a></p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/runningwater.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/runningwater.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/runningwater.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/runningwater.jpg, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/runningwater.jpg14.0000000000000
Consider <strong>buying a dual-flush</strong> toilet16http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Dual FlushConsider <strong>buying a dual-flush</strong> toilet<div class="ExternalClass1FC4546D238F4C92B1C760097EB8E788"><p>​Dual-flush toilets give you the option of a water-saving half flush.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/DualFlush.jpg, Dual Flush http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/DualFlush.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/DualFlushShare.jpg, Dual Flush8.00000000000000
Most people <strong>think they use less</strong> water than most other people5http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Most PeopleMost people <strong>think they use less</strong> water than most other people<div class="ExternalClass355B3FD3B6B94F69B9E8C27C42128D28"><p> How can this be? Who is using the water? It’s all of us. We can all use a little less. </p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/outdoor-tips/TipImages/water.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/UseLessWaterShare.png, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/UseLessWaterShare.png14.0000000000000
<strong>Turn off the tap</strong> when shaving17http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Turn Off Tap<strong>Turn off the tap</strong> when shaving<div class="ExternalClass590B29BA9DE0469ABE05022397E4CF68"><p>​Fill the sink with a few inches of warm water to rinse your razor - it works just as well as running the tap and uses less water.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/Shaving.jpg, Shaving http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/Shaving.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/ShavingShare.jpg, Shaving8.00000000000000
Plug the tub, then turn on the water25http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Plug TubPlug the tub, then turn on the water<div class="ExternalClassD5FD283417C94E809EBDDB97643EE3C6"><p>When running a bath, plug the tub before turning on the water. Adjust the temperature as the tub fills.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/PlugTub.jpg, Plug Tub http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/PlugTub.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/PlugTubShare.jpg, Plug Tub Share