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Water butts

By collecting rainwater in a water butt it will help keep your garden, and the environment, healthy.

Southern Water mascot Mr Save-It
 

Just one water butt holds enough rainwater to fill a watering can 25 times and average rainfall in the South East can fill your butt up to 450 times a year.

Plants much prefer rainwater than tap water and using less tap water helps save money on water bills. 

It also means we can take less water from rivers and our environment in order to provide drinking water supplies.

We're working in partnership with www.savewater.co.uk and are offering discounts on water butts and other water saving products.

Fitting a water butt

It’s easy to fit a water butt – watch our film to find out how.

 
 
 
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