Wasting water costs UK £600m a year

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New Energy Savings Trust report finds long showers and overfilled kettles are unnecessarily pushing up energy bills

UK consumers could save a total of £600m on energy bills each year by taking three simple steps to curb their water use - washing clothes at 30 degrees celcius, only boiling the right amoung of water when...

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