How to save water?

Tips in six languages


Why should you save water?
There are great differences in water consumption between rental apartments. One home might use 50 litres per day and the other 300 litres.

Turn off the tap
Merely a minute in the shower uses up to 15 litres of water from which 60 percent is heated. Please, turn the water off when you apply shampoo or soap, and try to shower in less time. Don’t forget to turn off the tap when brushing your teeth, applying soap or shaving your beard.

Use less water while in sauna
While in sauna you might unwittingly use more water than necessary. It’s nice to shower before the first ´löyly´ and wash yourself after the last one, but in between the best way to cool down is to take a breather in the dressing room or on the balcony/terrace instead of showering.

Dish washer saves water and energy
If you have a dishwasher, please use it. The dishwasher is great for saving water because it uses just the water it needs. Did you know newer appliances will be more energy efficient and will use less water than the older appliances?

New washing machine beats the old in efficiency
Aim to wash only full drums of clothing. A newer washing machine already uses less water, and it often has energy saving programs which allow you to save even more water.

Leaky water fixture needs fast repairing
If you notice a leaky water fixture in your SATOhome, send us a message via OmaSATO. Submit a defect report by selecting Defect report > My home > Other defect or reason in the Messages section and type #savingwater in the title field of your message.