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March 5th, 2007


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07:06 pm - Water, water everywhere ...
Australia is a dry place. Droughts are regular, water restrictions common in many places. Water-saving showers are being heavily promoted, with flow rates around 7 litres/minute.

Scotland is a wet place. Glasgow averages over 1 metre of rainfall every year. The average Australian-style rainwater tank would spend most of the year overflowing. So why on earth does our shower only do four litres per minute ?!
Current Mood: surprisedsurprised

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From:hnpcc
Date:March 6th, 2007 03:04 am (UTC)
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See, that's why there's so much water. They save it, in their showers.

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From:anthraxia
Date:March 6th, 2007 11:05 am (UTC)
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To continue and perpetuate the legend and mystery of bizzare British plumbing.
No one ever managed to explain that other little British bathroom perversion - carpet in the bathroom. Or worse, in the kitchen. As if having a bathroom without a drain in the floor wasn't wierd enough.

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