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Waterwise White Paper
In this White Paper Waterwise sets out strategic proposals for climate change adaptation and mitigation, resource efficiency, the green economy and the big society, over the five years from 2010 to 2015.

Annual Report 2007
Waterwise's Annual report for the year 2007.

Ensuring Water for All
The overarching aim of this scoping study is to provide additional information to the existing body of knowledge on water efficiency to allow regional stakeholders to make informed decisions on how to progress water efficiency as part of a wider multi stakeholder strategy.

Fairness on Tap
We are calling for the government to set out a strategy to install water meters in at least the 80% of England where there is greatest pressure on the freshwater environment and people's pockets, by 2020. This must be supported by fair tariffs to make water bills affordable for everyone and help to reduce water waste and protect the freshwater environment.

Annual Report 2008
Waterwise's Annual Report from 2008.

Annual Report 2009
Waterwise's Annual Report from 2009

Annual Report 2010
Waterwise's Annual Report for 2010.

Evidence Base for Large-scale Water Efficiency: Phase II Final Report
This final report of Phase II of the Evidence Base Project includes new data on the effectiveness of domestic and schools projects in addition to summarising what has been learnt from the two previous reports.

Effectiveness of Piggybacking Initiatives: A Scoping Study

Customer Experiences of Home Retrofit Products

Evaluating Water Efficiency Retrofit Projects: An Example

Evaluating Water Efficiency Education Activities in Schools: An Example

Seacourt Printing
7 Reasons for sustainable printing...

Households' attitudes to water economy and water efficient appliances
Savills and Waterwise teamed up to look at households’ attitudes to water economy and water efficient appliances. A survey of over 2000 people results in some surprisingly positive findings.

Water Efficient House of the Future
Report on Waterwise led UKWRIP workshop held in October 2014.

Water Efficiency Today: A 2015 UK Review
This review provides a snapshot of water efficiency activities being carried out today, and acts as a corner stone to the forthcoming UK Water Efficiency Strategy.

Water Efficiency Strategy for the UK
The Water Efficiency Strategy sets out an ambitious blueprint for a water-efficient UK - where water is used wisely, every day, everywhere.

Waterwise Response to NIC Second Call for Evidence

Save Water Swindon: Phase 1 Evaluation Appendices
Document accompanies Save Water Swindon Phase 1 report.

Water efficiency evidence base governance proposals
A discussion paper for the Evidence Base Steering Group published in July 2011. The paper discusses potential governance arrangements for the proposed collaborative evidence base fund

Evidence Base for Large-scale Water Efficiency: Phase II Interim Report
The recommendations of this report suggest ways that water companies, manufacturers and retailers can help to make water efficiency more viable.

Investigating the impact of water efficiency educational programmes in schools: a scoping study

Evidence Base for Large-scale Water Efficiency: Phase II Appendix A

Policy recommendations based on the findings from the Evidence Base
Recommendations from Waterwise for policymakers and regulators, drawing on the Final Report of Phase II of the Evidence Base for Large-scale Water Efficiency

Evaluation of the EU Life+ Water and Energy Project
This report provides the results of the evaluation of the Energy Saving Trust EU Life+ RENEW (Regional Environmental Networks for Energy and Water) Pilot for activities between September 2009 and April 2011.

EU Life + RENEW - Water and Energy Report
This short report outlines the findings from the EU Life+ RENEW project. This project promoted the water-energy link and tested the effectiveness of different communication and marketing approaches.

Water Efficiency and the Water Companies
This report provides an overview of the activities of water companies in relation to water efficiency.

Waterwise One Pager
A short description of Waterwise

UK Manifesto
An outline of the reasons for urgent actions on water efficiency.

EU Manifesto
Waterwise calls for greater attention to the significant potential of water efficiency measures in mitigating and adapting to climate change and boosting the European economy.

Waterwise Response to the European Commission, DG Environment Water Performance of Buildings Stakeholder Consultation February 2012

Waterwise Response to Ofwat's consultation on minor revisions to water efficiency target methodology

Improving uptake in home visit retrofit programmes

Evaluation Guide for Water Efficiency Initiatives

Water Hardness in the British Isles - Map
This map was prepared by Waterwise based on data from water companies.

WaterWise: Washing Futures
Based on the premise that a sustainable future will rely not only on technological innovation, but cultural and personal changes, three scenarios for how we might make our washing practices more sustainable by 2050 are currently on show at the Dublin Science Gallery. The installation has been developed by researchers from the Consensus project, who are examining four key areas of household consumption; water, transport, energy and food. The WaterWise scenarios are intended to ‘think outside the box’, and have been developed through participatory backcasting research, involving a wide range of stakeholders including Waterwise. There is an ‘Aqua Adapt’ scenario where washing behaviour changes according to natural weather fluctuations, ‘De-WaterWise’ that focuses on hi-tech waterless washing solutions, and ‘Water Control’ which looks at responding to the realities of a resource constrained world. Here you can see the three posters that are on display in the Dublin Science Gallery.

Waterwise Response to EA Drought Management Plans - October 2011

Water Fact Sheet 2012
A brief downloadable PDF about why saving water is important, the ways we use water in the home, and how we can make our water last longer.

Save Water Swindon: Phase 1 Evaluation Report
This report focuses on the first year of Save Water Swindon which ran between June 2010 and June 2011, recording both the achievements and the lessons to be learned from Phase 1 of this whole-town retrofitting project.

The Water and Energy Implications of Bathing and Showering Behaviours and Technologies
Waterwise, with the support of the Energy Saving Trust, has conducted a desk review of all available data and reports relating to water and energy use due to personal washing in the home. The report reviews the evidence for baths and showers and makes suggestions based on identified policy, research, and retro-fit gaps and opportunities.

Water efficiency in new developments- A best practice guide
Waterwise East has produced the best practice guide, which aims to support developers, housing associations, self-builders and others to deliver water-efficient new developments.

Garden Watering Restrictions: A Review of Hosepipe Ban Legislation
A review of international models of external water use restrictions, and recommendations for amendments in the UK.

Water Efficiency Retrofitting - A Best Practice Guide
This update to the March 2008 ‘Water efficiency audit programmes: a best practice guide’ summarises current best practice for water efficiency retrofitting.

Preston Water Efficiency Initiative
The Preston Initiative succeeded in reducing water demand in social housing. The project was a partnership between the Government of the South East, Reigate and Banstead Council, Raven Housing Trust, Sutton and East Surrey Water, the Environment Agency, Surrey County Council and Waterwise.

Waterwise response to Welsh Assembly Government consultation on the Walker Review - June 2011

Waterwise Response to DECC and EEPH Call for Evidence on Green Deal - April 2011

Waterwise Response to BIS Call for Evidence on Principles for Economic Regulation - February 2011

Waterwise Response to Welsh Assembly Government Consultation on Building Resilience to Climate Change - March 2011

Waterwise Co-ordinated Response from 16 Organisations to DECC Consultation on CERT - January 2011

Waterwise response to CCWater consultation on Draft Forward Work Programme - January 2011

Waterwise Response to Defra review of WRMP - January 2011

Save Water Swindon: Baseline Survey Summary
Document accompanies main Save Water Swindon Phase 1 Evaluation Report.

Blueprint for Water

Planning Effective Water Efficiency Initiatives
A short ‘how to’ guide for water efficiency retrofitting initiatives developed by Waterwise with WWF. Drawing on the lessons learnt from two major water efficiency retrofit programmes (Tap into Savings and Save Water Swindon), as well as other projects included within the Waterwise Evidence Base, ‘Planning effective water efficiency initiatives’ provides direction for those designing a water efficiency retrofitting project, helping identify key considerations during the planning process.

Blueprint for PR14
On 17 September the Blueprint for Water coalition published its position on the 2014 periodic review of water pricing: Blueprint for PR14.

2012 UK Water Efficiency Awards Booklet
The Environment Agency and Waterwise UK Water Efficiency Awards 2012 are a celebration of the achievements of public,
private and third sector organisations that ‘Shout’ about water efficiency, ‘Solve’ water demand management challenges and simply ‘Save’ water.

Resources available to business to quantify and reduce the water impacts of their water use

Green Deal Guidance for the Water Sector
Waterwise and Energy Saving Trust have joined forces to develop guidance on joint water and energy efficiency delivery in the UK.

Evidence Base for Large-scale Water Efficiency Phase II Second Report: Water Efficiency Retrofitting in Schools
This second report of Evidence Base Phase II focuses on understanding the water savings which are achievable from water efficiency retrofitting in schools.