Home HopSolution Dual control flush

Dual control flush

Local benefits:

To reduce water wasting.

Travellers benefits:

To put the dual control flush to avoid using much water if it isn’t necessary.

Description

Flushing, big water consumer (potable!)

The WC’ represents our biggest consumption of drinking water (1/3 of our total consumption). In average, only one flush uses 9 Lt. of water (sometimes it uses until 18 Lt. for the old systems!). Knowing that, in average one person goes 4 times to the toilet per day, this represents 36 Lt./day/person!

In France, a total of 100 milliards of liters of drinking water are used in the toilets.

To reduce this waste, many solutions are possible:  to re-using rain water in the toilets, the sinks placed over the flush control, composting toilets, following its water consumption for supervising the leaks, anda…

Dual control flush

It’s agile to adapt the water flow to the needed function. Also, the little bottom just uses 3 Lt. and the big one uses the maximum of 6.

This allows to reduce at least the half of the water wasteand so do the bill!

How to do it?

There’s no need to change the toilet tank, it’s enough with changing the mechanism (caution: nevertheless all the mechanisms don’t adapt themselves to all the toilet tanks).

Translated by Estefanie Mendoza

Provider

Since 25 € on specialized stores.

Learn more

If the investment is limited, it’s also possible to put a plastic bottle filled with water on the toilet tank, this will reduce the volume in every charge.

No Comments

No comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Related good practices:

Name Category:
Phytopurification Water Management
The shower timer Travellers Awareness, Water Management
Ozone Water Treatment System Water Management
Eco-democratic dishwashing system Water Management
Collection and treatment of rainwater Construction and Lay out, Water Management