Five accessories to minimize water waste at home

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In just two years, the Po has reduced its flow by 80 percent. And while the focus of the water crisis is moving towards the centre, particularly in the Marche, Tuscany and Lazio, it is no longer raining in the north, with temperatures in the Po Valley alone rising by 2.5 degrees Celsius. In the South, meanwhile, the waste of water in the distribution network reaches and exceeds 52 percent. LARGE’drought warning in Italy it is a serious matter. The emergency plan drawn up by the Government therefore foresees some targeted interventions for prevent the problem of lack of water, including emergency construction of infrastructure to support water circulation, which will also temporarily connect nearby aqueducts to compensate for more critical situations, and ticket. At home, then, attention is maximum: but dowhat can be done to reduce water wastage? From the kitchen to the bathroom, the precautions concern -mainly- its do-it-yourself installation water saving systems, they can also be easily purchased online. Here are some.

Touchless faucet adapter

Touchless faucet adapter

In order not to let the water run unnecessarily, the touchless adapters they intelligently transform all the taps in the house. In fact, the jet will only work when the sensor detects hands passing through the kitchen sink, for example. The YICI model works using a mode of operation a double detection: sideways, at a limited distance of 5 cm, bottom, at a limited distance of 10 cm. In addition, the air injection technology increases the proportion of gases in the water escape process, so that the the water flow reaches 0.07 liters per second.

Water saving shower head

Water saving shower head

In the bathroom, the save water It also goes through the shower: a shower head like Prisma’s – wall-mounted – allows, in fact, to optimize the jet. The special shape of the nozzles increases the pressure, up to 200 percent, without compromising the quality of the flow. As the German company reports, with just 7-8 liters of consumption per minute, the shower head to save water uses up to 60 percent less water than a standard 18 liter shower head.

Universal aerator

Another solution that allows you to adjust the shape of the water at home and, consequently, its saving, is the general purpose jet switches. Among the models best sellers on Amazon, those of Qhui are valued, above all, for their filtering capabilities and stability. By mixing water and air flowing through the aerator, they create a special foaming effect, improving washing power and reducing water consumption by up to 40 percent. Set includes 6 jet switches, 8 gaskets, 1 installation key.

Toilet system with water flow regulator

Toilet system with water flow regulator

SOMATHERM FOR YOU
Amazon

€27.00

Returning to the bathroom, another precaution concerns the operation of the toilet. Without predicting it complete replacement of the toilet, the advice is to intervene in the discharge system with a new cable that allows access to the tank without removing the action button. Suitable for all sanitary tanks, the SOMATHERM FOR YOU accessory allows you adjust the water flow of the toilet drain with double self-regulating control from 3 to 6 liters.

Water leak detector

Water leak detector

Honeywell Home
Amazon

€83.95

Finally, the perfect ally against the dispersion of liquids, the water leak detector silently monitors all household water activity. The proposal is signed by Honeywell Home monitors and detects floods and water leaks, extreme temperatures and humidity problems. Ideal for bathrooms, cellars and utility areas, under sinks or near pipes, it activates an alarm system on your smartphone or tablet. Thanks to the quick wizard and dedicated application, the installation takes only a few minutes.

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