water efficiency

Water efficiency can no longer be ignored

With almost half of European Union land currently under a drought warning or a more severe “alert” level, water efficiency can no longer be ignored, says UWLA MD Yvonne Orgill. “Our water efficiency message has never been more critical,” says Yvonne. “This week the European Commission confirmed that the continued drought is hampering agriculture, energy […]

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Drought in Italy highlights need to prioritise water efficiency

The shocking news that Italy has declared a state of emergency in five northern regions due to drought, reinforces the need for water efficiency to be a top priority. UWLA MD Yvonne Orgill explains why: The government announcement of a €36.5 million emergency funds for the affected regions, as the drought threatens more than 30% […]

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Water Regs UK issues reminder on water efficiency as energy costs soar

Water Regs UK is reminding installers that providing water-saving advice to customers is more important than ever, with energy bills rising and the cost-of-living crisis causing people to feel the pinch. Julie Spinks, Managing Director of Water Regs UK, explains: The cost of energy to use and heat water has reached an all-time high, so […]

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18 tips installers can give their customers to make their homes more water efficient

Ideal Standard and Waterwise have compiled some top tips for installers to help their customers to save water easily. While many are common sense, on average more than 50% of us don’t take these basic steps to reduce how much water we use and save money. We can all help reduce waste by making small […]

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How to improve water efficiency

For a four-person household, average water usage is 165 litres per person per day, according the Consumer Council for Water. Given that most people drink only around two litres, Steve Tuckwell analyses how much of the remaining 163 litres could be saved. Climate change is predicted to bring extremes in rainfall patterns, resulting in extended dry […]

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