We all are!
Make sure you
don't waste water
activities. But it's important that one person has overall responsibility for water conservation in your business.
Record meter readings on a regular basis. This will allow you to identify trends in water consumption. By observing your trends, you will be able to identify changes in water usage that may not otherwise be apparent.
A simple leak test will indicate if you are wasting water.
A water audit will allow you to assess your plumbing appliances and fittings for water efficiencies. It is also important to look at practices that use water such as cleaning. Take our water audit quiz.
Many urinals flush 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year whether there is anyone at work or not! Fit flush controls on urinals.
43% of all the water used at work is flushed down the toilet. Some larger toilet cisterns can continue to work
effectively with a smaller
flush. Place a
such as a hippo bag
or a bottle of water
Replace worn out or broken equipment with systems that use water efficiently. When purchasing new equipment make sure it uses water efficiently.
A hose uses 500 litres of water in one hour. Don't use a hose when cleaning paths, patios and driveways. Use a shovel and brush instead.
Select plants that
need little water.
If possible fit a
water butt to
to water indoor
and outdoor plants.
Involve all staff and make everyone aware of water conservation.
Take the water audit quiz and find out! You could even save money on your water bill.
Water is a valuable resource, yet we often take it for granted. Use less water and reduce the cost of your water bill, reduce your energy bills and show your organisation cares about the environment. Using less water will also ensure there’s plenty for all of us including new housing and commercial developments.