Water Efficiency

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Northumbrian Water will combine the advantages of digital and face-to-face platforms for inspiration and problem solving at its fifth Festival of Innovation. The company’s CIO Nigel Watson tells UW Innovate how the mix will allow the company to build on the impressive legacy of its first four events.
Interviews
UW Innovate speaks with network leaders from United Utilities to shed light on the water company’s breakthroughs in the use of artificial intelligence to proactively monitor and maintain its 78,000km wastewater network.
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Ben Aston, biodiversity specialist at Yorkshire Water, sheds light on the firm's joint investment in pollinator superhighways and their impact on managing its water catchments.
Analysis
Yorkshire has created stark images of the effects of water shortages on its reservoirs to illustrate how the region will be affected in the next 25 years if action is not taken. It comes as results from a Water UK survey showed looming water shortages were a concern for just 41 per cent of respondents.
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Water UK's director of policy Stuart Colville tells Utility Week the government needs to match the water sector's ambition to meet demand management goals and to improve sewerage systems
Analysis
CCW carried out a Gogglebox style study of kitchen sink habits that revealed people have no clue about the way or the amount of water they use. Mike Keil, director of policy research and campaigning at CCW talks to Utility Week about what the work showed about water meters and how to communicate efficiency messages.
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The highly anticipated news that Defra was introducing mandatory water efficiency labels was universally welcomed by the water industry, but what will it actually achieve? Utility Week speaks to the sector about the decision not to be equally ambitious on building regulations.
Analysis
CCW peered into people's kitchen sinks to reveal how families actually used water over a week compared to how they thought they used it. The participants were shocked to see how much water they wasted and evidence of pouring fats down the drains.
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