Flush Less, Save More

Dual flush toilets reduce the volume of water been flushed. Older toilets have cisterns of between 10 & 12 litres, only half of this water volume is ever necessary. Modern toilets have more sensible cisterns of around 6 litres, even this is unnecessarily wasteful for flushing liquids – you can save a lot of water by installing a dual-flush/multi-flush device to your toilet facilities. Dual flush devices have two settings – a light setting for urine & a heavier one for solids.

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What You Need To Know:

A saving of up to 20% of your total water consumption is achievable

Reduce the flush volume without any new installation by palcing a displacement container in the cistern. Try a 2 litre coke bottle filled with water or a heavy device that will not dissolve in water

If an entire toilet is replaced, the payback period could run into a number of years

Make sure your light setting flushes adequate water volume to clear the toilet bowl properly. If too little water is flushed, a second flushed is required, wasting water unnecessarily