18 Sep '12, 10am

Together with Waterwise we're urging businesses to use water efficiency to boost profits: #greener

Together with Waterwise we're urging businesses to use water efficiency to boost profits: #greener

Businesses urged to use water efficiency as a way to boost profits 17-Sep-2012 UK Water Efficiency Awards 2012 announced The Environment Agency and Waterwise today urged businesses to reduce their water usage and use it to deliver financial and environmental benefits, as their UK Water Efficiency Awards were announced. Huge savings UK businesses could realise savings of more than £3.5 billion a year if they implemented water efficiency measures. The Environment Agency and Waterwise’s award winners demonstrate the creative and practical ways in which organisations are cutting water consumption. Award winners In the farming and horticulture sector, winner Lowaters Nursery in Southampton is no longer reliant on mains water to irrigate its plants. This has been achieved through a seven million litre reservoir, rainwater capture and a clean water storage and pumping system. ...

Full article: http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/news/142885.aspx

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