Awards and acclaim
What people are saying about Waterwise
“I would like to congratulate Waterwise on the fantastic job they have done.” - Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury, Chairman of the Environment Agency, Waterwise Annual Conference, March 2010
“Waterwise is an independent body and a leading authority on water efficiency” - Ofwat, Waste not, want not – making the best use of our water, June 2010
“The work that Waterwise and its key partners are undertaking – including the development of the evidence base as well as carrying out innovative projects – supports and contributes to our shared vision of a future where water, our most precious resource, is valued and conserved.” - Huw Irranca-Davies MP, former Minister for Marine and Natural Environment, Water efficiency and the water companies, a 2010 UK Review (Waterwise), March 2010
“There are various voluntary labels in place, but we need to look at creating a voluntary robust scheme for all products using water – this is of great interest to Waterwise and others, and a Conservative government would work with you.” - Nick Herbert MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Flood and Rural Affairs, Waterwise Annual Conference, March 2010
”Waterwise has been a fantastic example of an industry-led initiative that has helped shape the agenda for helping people save water.” - Matthew Taylor MP, Waterwise House of Commons event, October 2009
“I congratulate Waterwise for the work they do. It is an extremely important organisation, and has steadily and calmly been pointing all of us – politicians, water companies, consumers – to a more rational approach.” - Jonathan Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future, Waterwise Annual Conference, March 2010
Awards and kudos
Green Apple Award
Waterwise, along with Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, won the Green Apple for their collaboration on Tap into Savings.
Sustainable Housing Awards
Waterwise, along with Raven Housing Trust, Sutton and East Surrey Water, Environment Agency, Reigate & Banstead Council and Global Action Plan, were shortlisted for the Community involvement/engagement award.