Saving water and money

  • BLOG: Saving water is music to my ears

    Music can help you save water. That was the intriguing message I read a couple of weeks ago coming out of South Africa. In a bid to save water in Cape Town authorities have been putting together playlists of songs that last two minutes to be played while showering. Basically much more fun than a … Continued

  • Water companies set out vision to keep taps running for future generations

    Plans by the region’s water companies to keep the taps running for future generations will be showcased when the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) meets in Newmarket on Tuesday (6th February).  The water watchdog will be providing consumers with the opportunity to hear how water suppliers are turning to the latest technology and innovation to … Continued

  • Keep a lid on your bills with Big Energy Saving Week

    Today marks the start of Big Energy Saving Week 2018, a national campaign which aims to help people cut their energy bills and also highlight the broad range of financial support available to those who need it. We’re getting involved too, sharing some of our top tips to help you save. But what has energy … Continued

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    BLOG: Is resilience really a ‘big scary challenge’?

    Mike Keil, our Head of Policy and Research, says talking to consumers as real people will help the water industry get its message across about the need for resilient supplies and services. As the water industry gears up for the next price-setting process (the 2019 Price Review or ‘PR19’) one of the ‘big scary challenges’ … Continued

  • BLOG: 5 great reasons to top up with tap water

    Many of us might be tempted to fire up the barbecue and head into the garden – or even the beach – this weekend as we try to make the most of the warm Bank Holiday  weather.  But when we head outdoors it’s so easy to forget to stay hydrated – and that can end up … Continued

  • BLOG: 5 simple steps to save water in the garden

    Our Senior Policy Manager Karen Gibbs loves nothing more than spending time in her treasured garden. And over the years she’s picked up some handy tips on how to use less water but still have a flourishing garden. Here are Karen’s top five tips: Water at the right time It can be so tempting during … Continued