Water-saving technology equipment is a great investment to support reducing water wastage. This equipment may be expensive by it will result in significant savings overall.
If you install a water meter or smart meter, you will be able to keep track of your usage and costs. This allows you to monitor your usage and spot any abnormalities. By installing a water meter, you will only be paying for the water you use. You should also contact your local water company and send frequent meter readings to ensure your bills are completely accurate.
Another way to reduce your business costs is to install water-efficient taps which will help you make a water savings. Water efficient taps minimise the usage of heated water which also supports reducing your energy consumption.
Another type of water efficiency equipment is automatic and sensory taps as they ensure taps are not left on when not being used.
If possible, take some time to look at your business cooling system and find out if there are other water sources your business could be using. For example, you may be able to utilize rainwater by installing a rainwater harvesting system for your cooling and landscaping needs.
Reducing your water supply can be a group effort so get your employees involved. Make this a fun challenge to encourage involvement to bring down your water bill.
All employees use the water within the business so it would only be right for them to help reduce usage. Provide your employees with water-saving tips and remind them to be conscious of the water they use.
UK businesses can also put-up signs to remind employees to promote a water-efficient culture.
Here are our top tips:
- Remind your employees to turn off the water while lathering up hand wash, and to turn it back on to rinse.
- Put signs in all bathroom facilities and kitchens, reminding staff not to leave the water running any longer than necessary, and to ensure there are no dripping taps.
- Put signs on the dishwasher to encourage employees to only switch it on when it is completely full.