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Water Efficient House of the Future

25 March 2015

New UKWRIP Waterwise report identifies barriers to domestic uptake of water efficient technologies.

A key challenge to improving domestic water effciency is motivating house builders and householders to install and use the water-effcient devices and appliances that are available.

To tackle this challenge, Waterwise and the UK Water Research and Innovation Partnership (UKWRIP) held a workshop bringing together academics and professionals from a range of relevant industries. Given that water-effcient technology is well-developed and readily available, the discussions were focused upon three challenges: financial, technological/logistical, and behavioural/aspirational.

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