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Reduce your toilet flushing water wastage | Water saving

A standard toilet cistern pushes 9-11 litres of water down the toilet pan with every flush. Over the period of a year, that adds up to around 50,000 litres for the average household. Yet the majority of toilet trips probably only require 50-60% of that amount of water for a clean flush.

The quickest and cheapest way to reduce the amount of water used by your toilet is to fill out some of the space in your toilet cistern with a suitable object.

House bricks wrapped in plastic (bubble-wrap or even just a carrier bag) to protect the brick from crumbling or moulding are an ideal solution to this. Alternatively, a large margarine tub, water bottle or similar container filled with water and sealed will work just as well.

Proper products, called Cistern Displacement Devices or Water Hippos, can also be purchased that have the same effect while more advanced products such as the Interflush fitting can offer even bigger water savings.


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Quality commitment

Nestlé Waters Powwow is a member of the UK British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) and also the European Point-of-use Drinking Water Association (EPDWA). Membership of both organisations requires us to conform to the highest standards of local and European quality and hygiene standards.

Each of our bottling centres is subject to annual inspections to ensure they meet local and European standards for bottled water. We currently hold 2 Gold Awards as a result of the excellent results from the latest independent inspections.

Our in-house team of microbiologists perform rigorous testing on a daily basis to ensure POWWOW water always reaches you in perfect condition.

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New Water Saving Guide

If you are fed up with paying so much for your water, or just want to cut down your water bills then read our guide to saving water inside and outside of the home.