Published on January 20th, 2020 | by Andrew Bistak

Five Of The Best Water Saving Appliances For Your Home This Summer

Due to the implementations of water restrictions throughout NSW and other parts of Australia, there has never been a more important time to ensure that you have full control over the water systems around the house. With restrictions extending for the indefinite future, these systems will not only be environmentally friendly and legally abiding but they will also slash the prices on water bills.

As Australians and New Zealanders alike become more and more concerned with the rising costs of energy bills, you may be pleased to hear that the benefits of water conservation also include saving energy. So with the growing importance of adopting water-wise habits as part of your daily activities at home, check out these products below!q

Eve Water Guard

The Eve Water Guard detects water leaks the moment that they occur, alerting you via your smart device with audio and visual notifications the moment one drop of water has been leaked. This smart home device comes with a 2m, fully sensing cable that can also be easily extended to monitor large areas of a room. Perfect for the bathroom, utility room, basement and beneath sinks and water pipes, this appliance will be available for purchase in early February.
RRP: A$139/NZ$149 

Available from the following retail outlets: Amazon, Apple, eBay, JB Hi-Fi

Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller

Giving you complete visibility and control over your yard, the Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller can be managed from remote locations via your smart device. You are able to set your own schedules and input details such as what plant types you have and the amount of sun exposure required so that your lawn can be watered with the exact amount if needs to thrive without wasting a single drop. Apart from keeping your garden healthy, you will also reduce your water bill by as much as 50%.
RRP: A$673.06 NZ$695

Available from the following retail outlets: Amazon

Samsung WW75J54E0IW 7.5kg Front Load Washing Machine

Apart from eliminating 99.9% of bacteria, this Samsung washing machine can also wash small loads in just fifteen minutes, allowing you to spend more time on other household tasks. Capable of adjusting water and wash time-based on the weight of each load, the Smart Check automatic error-monitoring system is able to detect and diagnose any issues before providing you with easy troubleshooting solutions via your smart device through an app. Not only will this save you time but also the inconvenience of having to have the appliance repaired.
RRP: A$650 NZ $699

Available from the following retail outlets: Bing Lee, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Noel Leeming

Eve Aqua

Eve Aqua allows you to irrigate your lawn from anywhere at any time through an app you can install on your smart device, meaning you can keep your garden green and fresh with minimum effort. You can even set a schedule for your sprinkler for optimal watering.
RRP A$179 NZ$199.99

Available from the following retail outlets: Amazon, Apple, eBay, JB Hi-Fi

Xiaomi Xiaoda Automatic Water Saver Tap

The Xiaomi Xiaoda Automatic Water Saver Tap monitors the water flow by sensing hand movement beneath the tap through a bottom and side sensor so that you can efficiently save water without needing to transfer stains or make contact with any part of the sink. This water saving appliance comes with optimised infrared sensing combined with air injection technology, energy-saving and an eco-friendly design for your home.
RRP: A$75.78 NZ TBC

Available from the following retail outlets: Dick Smith, Kogan

About the Author

When he's not trying to save the world, Andrew enjoys travel (although loathes turbulence), going to the movies, reading and being a dad to his two dogs (and now twins) with his wife.

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