Shower head exchange

Even though the rain is finally falling here in Melbourne, it won’t be enough to reverse the current drought. Everyone is being encouraged to save water and City West Water is offering its customers to swap old, inefficient shower heads for new ones. Old shower heads could use up to 20 litres of water per minute compared to just 9 litres per minute for the new ones. Not only are the new shower heads water efficient, it looks mighty better than the old ones too. The best news about this shower head swap is that it won’t cost you anything, the water company is offering to swap your old shower heads for free (well, with a maximum of 2 shower heads per household).

To participate, just bring your old shower heads, a completed application form and your latest water bill to an exchange center on the specified day. For Wyndham City residents like us, the exchange started last Monday (14th of May) and would run till Friday week (25th of May) at the local libraries.

Prior to this, the water company has offered to exchange shower heads last December. I signed up for that event but was away on holidays on the day of exchange. Lucky they’re giving us another chance to turn in our old, ugly shower heads in exchange for a new, shiny one. The only thing we’re apprehensive about is that we would have to take out our old shower heads to get the new ones and we don’t have a clue as to how difficult that would be. Sure, the water company had some instructions and illustrations online (and even a link to a video) but if there’s one thing I’ve learned about instructional videos, it’s that it’s not as easy as they make it out to be!

Anyway, we’re planning to make the exchange this weekend. So fingers crossed that everything turns out to be as simple as it looks!

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Published in: on May 18, 2007 at 8:00 am  Comments (4)  

4 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Hi. Pwede palang nagkakakitaan na pala tayo sa Plaza tapos di ko pa rin alam. 😛

  2. g’day! so you guys live in werribee? or wyndham vale? i got lots of friends over there and i go to werribee plaza almost every saturday! hee-hee. lurve yar blog, btw. pasalubong kong galing japan nasa na? haha.

  3. Thanks. 😀

  4. Already did ours .. give me a call if you can’t work it out and I’ll bring my teflon tape over 😀


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