Use water-efficient fixtures to reduce the amount of water required. If the fixtures are for hot water then you will also reduce energy required for water heating.

The water efficiency of fixtures is rated in accordance with the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme. Choose products that are more water-efficient by choosing products with more stars.

The scheme covers:

  • showerheads
  • taps and tap outlets
  • toilet suites or matched cistern and pan sets
  • appliances such as dishwashers and clothes washing machines.