If we shared the University's annual level of water usage among staff and students, each person would consume 8,000 litres a year.
Our main aim is to reduce water consumption and the use of mains water through efficient usage and by rainwater harvesting and similar systems.
We encourage staff and students to look at how water is used at their sites and how we all, as individuals, use water. Positive ways of working can be supported by installing water efficient fixtures and fittings, as well as using rainwater harvesting systems.
We also work with our water supplier to identify opportunities to improve water efficiency.
For an overview of our commitment to water management please download our Water Management Strategy.
We encourage everyone at the University to be more conscious of their water use. Small changes can bring big benefits.
Funding is available from the water reduction fund for small or medium-sized projects across the University that will save water. This could include installing waterless urinals during building renovations or replacement water efficient laboratory equipment.
Projects will need to meet stringent criteria and will be considered in terms of wider programmes of work to ensure best value.
Funding is allocated against an annual budget on a rolling basis. Please note – this fund supports projects on the functional estate only.
For more information please contact the Environmental Sustainability team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View our Water Management Strategy
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