Fancy a drink?

Sign on a wall for EWS Water Sales. Sign text reads: EWS Water Sales. Hours of Attendance: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 noon, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Saturday 10:00 to 12:00 noon. Cost of water: 2,250 litres (500 gallons): $21.00. 225 litres (50 gallons): $2.10. 45 litres (10 gallons): 42 cents.

Image credit: John West


How long do you think it would take a normal household to use 2,250 litres of water?

How much does your household pay for water?

How much might you pay per litre for a bottle of water in a supermarket?

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