Water Plus Water Week podcast: Carbon reduction successes with water

Water can cut carbon emissions linked to your organisation – and help reduce energy bills – and this really can involve just a few simple steps. The official water partner for Future Net Zero, Water Plus, outlines how

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In this podcast, Barry McGovaney, Innovation and Technology Manager at Water Plus, the largest water retailer in the UK, covers practical steps that can make a big impact for organisations – large and small. He also shares insight and figures around some of the savings available.

He said: “Although water is under Scope 3 on your emissions, it shouldn’t be looked at last as it can help lower energy costs too. Getting more data, on where water is used is an important first step.”

Plus, there’s a big 130% tax deduction currently available for organisations that invest in equipment including fittings in their buildings – so it’s a great time to look at water saving*.

To request data loggers, or additional water efficiency services, contact the Water Plus team at: [email protected] and include “FNZ” or “future Net Zero” in the email subject heading.

Water Plus was shortlisted for Water Efficiency Project of the Year in the Water Industry Awards 2022 and was named a Finalist in the Environment Award at the Better Society Awards 2022. The company also won a Green Apple Environment Award in 2021 for its work raising awareness around water and the benefits of looking closer at its use at sites.

To partner with Water Plus, email: [email protected] and include “Future Net Zero” in the email subject heading.

For more examples of successes businesses have around looking closer at water – and advice on action to take check out the future Net Zero information here.

* Further details on the tax deduction at: www.gov.uk/guidance/super-deduction .

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