Consumer guide to get the most from water at home
Tap water in the UK is among the best in the world. It is worth looking after.
Unlike the frozen 'ready-meal' or new dress or suit, there are no care instructions supplied with water.
The industry's consumer guide Looking after water in your home shows how to keep water in top condition and avoid problems that can affect taste and quality.
The guide covers:
|In the kitchen||In the bathroom|
Taste, odours and colour
|In the roof||Outside the home|
|Taps and hosepipes
Top tips at home
Find out how to:
• Turn off your water supply
• Prepare for winter
• Find an approved plumber
PLUS lots more:
• Water filters, softeners and water hardness
• Lead pipes
• Responsibility for pipework
• Domestic plumbing tips
• Returning to a vacant property