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Fixing cities' water crises could send our climate target down the gurgler

Fixing cities' water crises could send our climate target down the gurgler

Many cities such as Santiago and Cape Town face the effects of floods and droughts. The suffering cities must resort to expensive and high energy measures to ensure a sufficient water supply.

The Cost of Water Waste

The Cost of Water Waste

Did you know that a toilet with a malfunction can result in $556 a year in water waste? That number could drastically increase if you have repair costs to pay because of damage caused by a leak. Consider that if you are a building owner that has more than one running toilet! With the cost of water rising, those numbers could significantly increase depending on what city you are in. FirstDrops could detect those running toilets before they cost you!

Do automatic-flush toilets waste or save water?

Do automatic-flush toilets waste or save water?

Do automatic toilets waste or save water? You would think they would save water with the advanced technology, but it has been found that automatic toilets in fact waste water. This means facilities are paying for unnecessary water use as automatic toilets increase water consumption by 45 percent!