DVLA receives UK-wide recognition for water efficiency

It has been awarded the ‘Checkmark’ by Waterwise, the UK’s independent authority on water efficiency, after introducing a range of measures to discourage water waste

Mandatory water labels for products to make a splash

Defra has confirmed the introduction of mandatory water efficiency labels for products such as dishwashers and showers

John Lewis seeks self-supply retail water licence

The retailer says the licence will give it the opportunity to take more control over water usage and data, deal directly with wholesalers and improve its water strategy

US awards 21 energy and water efficiency contracts

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded 21 contracts to provide efficient energy and water infrastructure improvements to federal facilities. Under an energy savings performance contract (ESPC), a private contractor will design, construct and install an energy and water savings project that meets the federal agency’s needs and provides the necessary financing, with no initial […]

Could behavioural science experts help drive water efficiency?

South East Water has joined forces with behavioural science experts to develop innovative approaches in a bid to cut consumers’ water use and bills. Advizzo is to help the water company’s customers better control the water they use and the bill they pay by encouraging behavioural change. South East Water said it has used various […]

Water now a boardroom issue says Carbon Disclosure Project

Water and its uses and constraints are now a boardroom issue, according to the Carbon Disclosure Project. The not-for-profit organization, which holds the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world, asked over 300 of the world’s largest companies to provide information on their water use and water-related business issues. And just […]