The water environment and climate change

  • Little girl splashing in a pink kiddie pool with the hose and sprinkler spraying in her face.

    Taking tap water for granted?

    Over the course of the pandemic, we’ve all had to learn to adapt to new ways of living and interacting with one another. I’m sure, like me, you’ve also found yourself becoming much more aware of what is important and essential in our lives. One thing that has remained fundamental to our lives is a…

  • Woman Standing At Kitchen Sink Washing Up

    Shocking kitchen sink habits caught on camera

    Households’ shock at their own kitchen sink manners caught on camera. Low awareness of how much water we really use in the home. CCW challenging consumers to develop their ‘sink sense’ to use water more mindfully. Pouring large amounts of used cooking oil down the plughole and leaving the tap running for over 23 minutes…

  • hand opens room door to the nature

    Opportunity knocks in the form of Climate Change Adaptation Reports

    Consumers are more aware than ever of the seriousness of the climate challenge facing the planet. Media coverage of climate activism from the Extinction Rebellion movement, as well as public figures, such as Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough, shining a light on the issue has brought it to the forefront of public discussion. Connecting…

  • house with plumbing pipes throughout house

    Blog: Are you well connected?

    Today (19 September) is National Drainage Misconnection Day, which aims to raise awareness of the big impact that plumbing and drainage misconnections can have on our rivers, beaches and the wider environment. But what exactly is a misconnection? Why does it happen? Could your property be at risk? Let’s take a look. What is a…

  • Life without plastic written on a clear reusable water bottle. The water bottle is held at the beach overlooking the ocean

    Get your fill of tap water on National Refill Day

    Have you got the bottle to help turn the tide on plastic pollution? Great – then we’d love you to support National Refill Day on Wednesday (19 June). It’s a chance to show we’re all determined to reduce the millions of single-use plastic bottles that end up polluting our environment by opting to carry a…