Water Management

Water consumption monitoring to date has been poor.  The University has now appointed a new water management supplier and is working with them to improve monitoring and establish an accurate baseline.

This plan is lead by:

  • Dr Laura Rhodes, Sustainability Engineer

This plan is enabled by:

Water consumption is reduced by working with staff, students and visitors.  It is also reduced by working with the supplier to introduce technical solutions to reduce usage and waste.



Targets and progress


Reducing water consumption in both residential and non-residential buildings


Progress status: RED

A baseline will be established in 2023-24.  There has been a problem with the accuracy of water metering

Operational priorities for 2023/24

  • Creating a baseline for water consumption, by building
  • Working with the external water management company to bring in technical solutions to reduce water consumption
  • Working with staff and students to reduce water consumption across the campuses
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