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MIRA SHOWERS - Government Backs Showers Over Baths For ‘Drought Prevention’

Mira Showers – the UK’s leading manufacturer of showering products and accessories – has welcomed a Government minister’s call to householders to use showers rather than baths to save water during the current drought. Interviewed on the BBC Radio Four’s Today programme (June 10th) in response to the declaration of an official drought in East Anglia, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman said that everyone should take a shower rather than a bath. "We're doing all we can to reduce the impact on agriculture and wildlife, but everyone can play their part,” she said.

“It’s been acknowledged for some time that showers are far more economical than baths in terms of water use,” commented Roger Crabb, Marketing Manager of Mira Showers, the UK’s leading manufacturer of showering products and accessories. “According to the Environment Agency, a five-minute shower uses about a third of the water of a bath – and can save 50 litres every time.”

Spelman added, "Households know how to use less water and everyone can do their bit to use water more wisely, not only through the summer, but throughout the year." The Environment Secretary was speaking as water stocks in parts of the South West, South East, Midlands and Wales are in “near-drought conditions”.

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