As we have seen through this unit, water is a finite resource. We can´t waste fresh water, because it only represents the 3% of all water on Earth.

Check the following video to see the available amount of fresh water on Earth.





If today we waste water, we´ll have a problem in the future.




So we have to SAVE WATER. What can we do to save water?

  • We can build reservoirs. A reservoir is an artificial lake used to store water.


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WE USE RESERVOIRS TO STORE WATER

  • It is very important to turn off taps when you are brushing your teeth, washing your hair, your hands,....


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TUR OFF THE TAP TO SAVE WATER

  • If you want to save water, take a shower, not a bath.


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CHOOSE THE SHOWER TO SAVE WATER

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CHOOSE THE BATHTUB TO WASTE WATER

  • Use the washing machine and the dishwasher with a full load.


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GOOD

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BAD!!

  • Install a dual flush toilet: the little button uses, more or less, 3 litres of water and the big button uses 6 litres.



Can you think in more ways of saving water? I´m sure you can.



Let´s review the most important ways of saving water.





Time to check what you know about saving water with this games.


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There are more games on the games section. Check them out!!