How to save water at work

In addition to the tips outlined below, businesses can save significant amounts on their water bills by harvesting rainwater, especially if the building has a big roof surface area such as factory premises. In these cases, a series of large water tanks – 10000 litre, 15000 litre and 20000 litre water tanks – can be installed to make the building water self-sufficient in some cases.

saving water at workThere are many benefits to reducing water consumption in the work place, it can help with more than just cost.

It can help your business to comply with current and future environmental legislation, reduce its carbon footprint, improve your company’s environmental performance and generate positive PR.


  • Educate your employees on the importance and practices of water efficiency
  • Try and set water usage targets and encourage widespread involvement to achieve this!

Site Maintenance

  • Know where your supply pipes run and where the shut off valves are
  • Check your meters at night or when no is being used to monitor leakage
  • Make sure your pipes are protected against cold weather as leakage can increase after a burst due to frost
  • Install water efficient devices in bathrooms such as waterless urinals or automatic taps
  • See if your water supplier offer water audits, these are a good way to see how you can make small changes to make a big difference

Kitchens/ Canteens

  • Try and use water efficient settings on all kitchen appliances
  • Installing automatic taps or spray taps can help make a big difference to consumption levels

Water recycling

  • Where possible use a water butt  or water tank to harvest rainwater for use in your business

Source: Waterwise

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