Designer    Launch 15 Mar 2018

With World Water Day fast approaching, Whirlpool proposes new technology for saving water

In anticipation of World Water Day (22/3/18) Whirlpool is focusing on how manufacturers can better sustain our natural resources by developing appliances that save water. This is more important now than ever before, as, according to Waterwise, the UK is placing increasing pressures on water resources, and innovation is needed to combat the issue.

What’s the solution?

With the average dishwasher using 27 litres per load, and washing by hand using 51 litres, most people point to the washing dishes when it comes to concerns with water usage in the home. However, Whirlpool has now banished that myth. Their SupremeClean dishwater uses just six litres of water per cycle to wash up to 14 place settings – over 156 items – massively slashing water usage.

How does it save water?

The exceptionally low water consumption of the six-litre Whirlpool dishwasher is achieved by saving water from the final rinse of the cycle in a dedicated tank, where it is stored for use at the beginning of the next programme. Should the dishwasher not be used in three days, the water is automatically drained to prevent bacteria formation.

Does it still do the job?

Whirlpool’s 6TH SENSE technology, which forms the basis of the innovative PowerClean technology, automatically senses the level of soiling on the dishes and adjusts the programme accordingly. PowerClean technology removes the toughest baked on food, with no need to pre-rinse dishes, thanks to powerful jets at the back of the dishwasher. This intuitive feature ensures impressive cleaning performance and the best resource efficiency and saves up to 50% of water, energy and time.

Other features:

  • Ten programmes including eco, intensive, pre-wash, and glassware for delicate items which are more sensitive to high temperatures
  • Whisper quiet noise level of 43 dB(A)
  • Easy operation with digital countdown
  • ‘A++’ energy rating
  • Available in stainless steel and white
  • Dimensions H x W x D: 850 x 600 x 600 mm
  • Also available as a built-in model

“World Water Day encourages us to all be more aware of how much water we use on a daily basis. At Whirlpool, our research and development team is committed to developing appliances that reduce the strain on our finite resources,” said Catherine Balderson, Brand Manager at Whirlpool.

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