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  1. Geographical Investigation Mystery of the high water bill Done by: Arthur Lim Tan Zi Yi Teoh Hua Jun Zhu Qi En William

  2. Purpose To find out • Why this house has high water usage • To help lower their water consumption • Save Water

  3. Our roles Lim Han Zhou Arthur: Leader Tan Zi Yi : Researcher (primary) William Zhu Qi En : Researcher(secondary) Teoh Hua Jun : Recorder

  4. Reason for visiting Hua Jun’s house The highest water consumption

  5. Bill before investigation

  6. Analysis of bill • Consistant • Always above national average • Highest usage was 37.4 Cu/M • Average of 34.55 Cu/M for last 6 months

  7. The Visit

  8. Specifications Type : HDB No of rooms : 4 No of toilets : 2 Number of People: 7 Number of Plants: 2

  9. Some of Hua Jun’s water consuming appliances

  10. And his very thirsty plant

  11. The Interview

  12. An image of the interview

  13. How many ticks do your appliances have? Answer(transcript): “oh, this one don’t have don’t think so.” Answer: 0 How long do you shower on average? Answer (transcript): “ umm… 15” Answer: 15min

  14. How often do you bath? Answer(transcript): “per person twice, twice a day” Answer: 2 times a day How many ticks do your appliances have? Answer(transcript): “oh, this one don’t have don’t think so.” Answer: 0

  15. How often do you water your plants? Answer(transcript): “I think once a day” Answer: Once a day How often do you wash your laundry? Answer(transcript): “once, once a day” Answer: Once a day

  16. How much do you water your plants? Answer(transcript): “one pail” Answer: Once pail

  17. Bucket used for watering plants

  18. Factors that lead to high usage • High number of people living in the house • Water inefficient appliances • High amounts of water used on plants • Long bathing times

  19. Advise • Use less water to water plants • Take shorter showers • Change appliances to more energy saving ones • Look for appliances with more water efficiency ticks

  20. After investigation water usage

  21. Analysis of data • Still above national average • Below past six month average • Rose by 1.3 Cu/M

  22. Reasons for increase • Appliances not changed • Once every 2 month mass cleaning of bed sheets

  23. Advice • Buy water efficient appliances if a change is needed • Continue all good water saving habits eg: Do not overwater plants Use the washing machine in full load Take short showers

  24. Case Closed

  25. Thank you