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
A family of four washes about <strong>300 loads of laundry</strong> per year.1http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Loads of LaundryA family of four washes about <strong>300 loads of laundry</strong> per year.<div class="ExternalClassD4C3063CDA6A49598E1B3380E73522B1"><p> Make sure you’re running full (but not crammed) loads in the washing machine. A full load uses less water than two half loads.</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/LaundryFactShare.png, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/LaundryFactShare.png16.0000000000000
Run <strong>full loads</strong> of laundry2http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Fill the WasherRun <strong>full loads</strong> of laundry<div class="ExternalClassF5235E691F4240DEAB135D6943D0418A"><p>Running half loads uses more water to do the same amount of laundry. Even with an efficient washer, one load a day uses 340 litres over a week. Until you have a full load, could you wait to wash your clothes?</p> </div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/fulllaundry.jpg, http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/fulllaundry.jpg http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/fulllaundry.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/FullLaundryShare.jpg, /welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/FullLaundryShare.jpg19.0000000000000
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
Less laundry saves water24http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/Less LaundryLess laundry saves water<div class="ExternalClass38A5A78095184BDBA487D6C3887B8507"><p>Re-using towels throughout the week, holding off on washing jeans – less loads means water savings.</p></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/LessLaundry.jpg, Less laundry http://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/LessLaundry.jpghttp://www.metrovancouver.org/welovewater/water-saving-tips/indoor-tips/PublishingImages/LessLaundryShare.jpg, Less Laundry Share1.00000000000000
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.jpg13.0000000000000
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