The way we use water and the amount we consume usually varies depending on the the time of year.
Traditionally, we use more water during the Spring/Summer months than during Autumn/Winter.
When it’s warmer, we tend to do more of the activities that use water, such as watering gardens, filling pools and washing down surfaces or equipment.
If you're looking for ways to reduce your water use during the warmer months, we've got plenty of water efficiency tips for you:
Has your business been busier than normal lately? Have you had more people working for you? Have you had more customers, orders, trade or turnover? Have you welcomed extra tenants?
All of these things can lead to higher water usage.
On occasions, an increase in your water use could be due to a hidden (concealed) leak.
Leaks that are hidden underground in pipes or in faulty plumbing and fixtures (such as leaking toilets or taps) can go undetected for a long time.
Some leaks waste more than 2000 litres of water a day!
Some other reasons your water use might be high include: