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27 July 18

Demand for FREE water saving devices surges during hot weather


Demand for FREE water saving devices offered by Affinity Water sky rocketed in July by 175%* as the dry and scorching weather continues and people look at easy and effective ways to save water.


Affinity water colleagues holding water saving devices


The Met Office has confirmed that the UK experienced the driest start to summer since modern records began in 1961*. This has led to a significant increase in demand for water and customers being asked to assist by saving water in the home and garden.


Affinity Water’s Head of Production, Graham Turk said: “We would like to thank our customers who have been using water wisely during this extraordinary summer heatwave. It’s fantastic to see the surge in demand for water saving devices and people spreading the water saving message to their family, friends and neighbours.”


“Actions to save water have really helped bring the demand for water down. It shows great community spirit and will help us leave more water in the environment.


“Saving water also helps save energy and money too, so we continue to encourage people to get on board with their neighbours and order a FREE water saving device today at


FREE water saving devices include:


  • Flowpoint Shower Head – saves over 10,000 litres a year (not suitable for electric, digital or power showers)

  • Shower Regulators can be used with your existing shower head – saving over 10,000 litres a year (not suitable for electric, digital or power showers)

  • ‘Save a Flush’ - can save 1.2 litres per flush, saving up to 5,000 litres a year. This is simply placed into the cistern on any lever handled toilets

  • Challenge yourself and the kids with Shower and Toothy timers and save up to 6,000 litres a year.

  • Install a Tap Insert and save over 13,000 litres a year.

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