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Water saving shower heads.

Has anyone any experience of these? I spotted the advert for Ecocamel in the last CC mag and did a bit of surfing. It seems they were hauled over the proverbials for making unsubstantiated claims in 2011 and have since changed their adverts.
The principle seems OK, but then found a Pure Pulse Eco head which looks better; but has anyone found any that work well on our lower pressure systems,[1.4bar].
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A friend on here took the logical way out, and blocked around half of the holes in his shower head, which previously tried to emulate Niagara Falls!!

Since his simple modification he has found the shower to be perfectly adequate, and uses a lot less water.

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We've found this to be very effective at saving water. Saves messing with the tap (which can easily vary the temperature), just press the trigger as and when water is required.
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Spot on philoaks

Not only does it use very much less water but also makes the whole business of showering much easier as you don't have to keep fiddling with the taps.

We've always used one.

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Another vote for Phil's device. We have been using one for many years in the house as well as the MH (and current caravan)

I think I bought mine from a boat chandlers (fresh water is VERY precious on an ocean going yacht!)

Should be fitted as standard in all MH's and caravans, they save huge amounts of water.

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Agree totally with Philoaks - that is what we use annd what we would recommend, cheap and effective and allows the user to turn the water on and off instantly - therefore wasting much less as the adjustment stays the same.

Ours cost us less than a tenner.....

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Has anyone any experience of these?,[1.4bar].
I have one of these on my Rapido and I'm convinced it make the water pump surge far more.
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I always fit a mixer tap, so turn on/off with that, and have both hands free, I looked at the trigger type, but just didn't see the point unless you had separate hot & cold taps.

Latest van has a pair of taps, so will have to change it to a mixer type before going away in it again.
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I was wondering why bother In the Van ?

It's not like you can wander around in the shower

Just flick the lever off and on as necessary

Don't all vans have a lever control in the shower?

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I was wondering why bother In the Van ?

It's not like you can wander around in the shower

Just flick the lever off and on as necessary

Don't all vans have a lever control in the shower?

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Some have two taps Sandra, and good morning to you, where you been, having a lie in eh, I been up ages
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