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4602.0.55.003 - Environmental Issues: Water use and Conservation, Mar 2013 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/10/2013   
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CONTENTS

In this issue
Includes: Introduction to the Water Use and Conservation Survey


Sources of water and its uses
Includes: Sources and uses of water, Satisfaction with quality of water for drinking
Over three quarters satisfied with quality of mains water for drinking

Rainwater tanks
Includes: Whether tank connected to a tap or outlet inside the dwelling, Reasons for installing, Types of maintenance undertaken on rainwater tank
Nearly half of households who installed their rainwater tank did so to save water

Image: Personal water use
Water conservation
Includes: Steps taken to save water, Use of water saving products
One in three Australian households had a front loading washing machine in 2013

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