“We are drinking
many measurements. Even when the shower water is a little cold, we put it in a bucket to use later,” he says. the sixth a neighbor from Barcelona. This is the first weekend of restrictions in Catalonia. The drought emergency has forced the reduction of consumption to 200 liters per day and inhabitant.
shorter showers“We are careful when opening and closing the tap…”, explains another Catalan woman. Until Friday, this limit was being breached in 90% of the community’s municipalities. In some, the limit has already been reduced. water pressure. “We try not to open the tap all the way up so that the stream comes out finer,” explains one hair salon worker.
Something that is also noticeable in gyms. “
Water comes out in the showers with less force and there are signs to raise awareness and make good use of it,” says one user. One in every four showers will close to save 25% of water. It is recommended to limit shower times to three minutes because if the emergency level increases, the daily liters could reduced to 160 per person.
From the Government they intend
modify the law so that each inhabitant pays for the water they consume, thus encouraging the optimization of this resource. This is why washing the car is also not allowed these days. It can only be done in laundries that have water recirculation systems. Active restrictions in Catalonia that are already occurring in other parts of Spain.