Shower like a sailor and save water

by Tracy Stokes on June 23, 2007

in Conservation

I love the idea that there are ordinary folks out there thinking of inventive ways to get conservation messages across. After all, that’s how EcoStreet got started.

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Emily July 6, 2007 at 2:51 pm

Cool !

I’ll try it out, it is great idea 🙂

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Chari July 8, 2007 at 9:45 am

Great idea – but water is still wasted getting it back to the right temperature when ready to rinse off.

i saw an invention on “New Inventors” a year or so ago – Stav’s Shower Saver, I think it was called – it allows you to turn off the water with a flick of a finger, then back on at the same temperature. Very simple, very cheap, and saves even more water.

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Robin Salmon July 9, 2007 at 5:43 am

I must be a total genius 🙂 as I thought of that over a year ago.
I find the water is still hot in the pipe and doesn’t have to heated up again (I have a hot water cistern).

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Lisbeth July 16, 2007 at 8:47 am

I really don’t understand what the fuss is all about – this is the way I have showered for as long as I can remember! I truely don’t understand why it seem to be so diffucult to turn the water off when shampooing and so on. I have tried to convince my husband but no luck so far!

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Fred Rahaming October 15, 2007 at 4:57 pm

Navy showers do save… but they’re not much fun to take. Take a look at my version of a “Better Navy Shower” http://itjustmakessense.net and decide for yourself.

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