Water efficiency: Your water needn’t cost the earth.

We can help you save water, reduce costs, and protect the planet. Find out how.

Making it easy to do your bit

Making it easy to do your bit

Instantly see where your workplace can save water.

Answer a few quick questions about your workplace and our Savings Spotter Guide can show you where you could save water and money. 

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Why save water?

Water is a precious resource. There's a financial and environmental cost to every drop we use. From damaging fragile ecosystems with excessive extraction, to the CO2 released as part of the treatment and transportation, it's important to understand the impact we're having.

Save money

Save money

Over 90% of your bill is the cost of the water you use. When you save water you save money too.

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW YOU CAN SAVE ON YOUR BILL.

Protect ecosystems

Protect ecosystems

Using less water means more stays at the natural source, so there's less strain on local ecoystems. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WATER USE IN THE UK.

Reduce emissions

Reduce emissions

Getting water to your premises and beyond uses energy. Using less water means less CO2 is released, so you could reduce the size of your business's carbon footprint. 

LEARN ABOUT WATER'S JOURNEY TO YOUR TAPS.

"Thanks to Business Stream’s quick thinking and pro-active approach we were able to fix what would have become a very expensive and problematic issue for the Council. Their experience and expertise was evident throughout the process."
Alex Gibson, Team Leader (Energy Management) City Development Department, Dundee City Council

Four quick steps to start saving

Setting up a water efficiency plan doesn’t have to be a big undertaking – even small savings here and there help make a big difference over time. Just follow these four simple steps to start making a difference in your workplace.

Understand your current water use

Understand your current water use

Check your recent water bills to get an idea of how much water you currently use over a certain time period. Review your consumption and costs using My Business Stream.

Check for leaks

Check for leaks

Do a quick once-over of your waterworks to make sure there are no leaks – even small leaks can waste a large  amount of water! How to check for leaks (for non-plumbers).

See where you could improve efficiency

See where you could improve efficiency

Use our interactive Savings Spotter tool for an in-depth survey of your workplace’s water use to see where and how you can make savings. Try our Savings Spotter.

Make a plan

Make a plan

Decide what actions you’d like to take and commit to a deadline. Remember to review your water bills regularly to monitor your progress. Follow these simple steps.

Access our full water efficiency toolkit

Discover our Savings Spotter, colleague presentation and quiz, office posters, social media assets and more.

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Skip to our quick tips

If you're looking for quick inspiration, take a look at some of these top tips covering common areas of business water waste.

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