Dual Flush Toilets Can Save Water
Last Updated on Sunday, 11 July 2010 08:37 Written by Iftikhar Tirmizi Sunday, 11 July 2010 08:37
One problem that most people have with their toilets is that they use 1.6 gallons of water for each flush. This is no longer a requirement for each and every flush. That is why dual flush toilets are such great thing for residential use. Dual flush toilets can handle solid and liquid wastes using different flushing levels to save water.
The dual flush toilet was first introduced in Australia. One of the primary reasons that it was developed in Australia was because the country needed to use less water since they didn’t have that much water for their general needs. The primary goal of this toilet is to use less water when the liquid waste enters the toilet bowl. The reason it works is because the liquid waste doesn’t have to be flushed down with a large amount of water like solid waste does.
The dual flush toilet works by having two different flushing options which are controlled by separate buttons or levers. The first option is the liquid waste option which uses only 0.8 gallons of water is used in a flush. This will handle the liquid waste easily.
The second option is the solid waste option which uses the standard 1.6-gallon flush for getting rid of wastes in the toilet. This option gets rid of solid wastes through the toilet in the normal fashion.
There are numerous benefits to having these two options in the same toilet. One of the first benefits is that the user only needs to use the correct amount of water when flushing the toilet. The flush features the general amount of water that is required for a particular situation.
Having a dual flush toilet will also help a person to save money. The dual flush toilet allows a person to save an average of $100 each year on water use. The reason for this is that the user only has a specific amount of water in a toilet. That amount of water that will be limited as a result of the dual flush feature. A flush that uses the maximum amount of water is simply not required for every single use of the toilet.
Through the use of the dual flush toilet, a significant amount of savings can be achieved based on the water amount that is used to flush the toilet. Everyone needs to contribute to the conservation of water.