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10th September 2020

Water Efficiency

Water efficiency can help reduce water bills.

Water Saving Tips:

Savings of between 30 - 50% on water use can be acheived by installing or investing in no costs or low cost water reduction practices and technologies. 

We have produced guides Every Drop Counts - Business and Every Drop Counts - Agricultural to help businesses and farms improve their water efficiency.

  • Monitor your usage: If you are a metered customer, keep a regular log of the water going through your meter.  This will help you to keep an eye on your usage and help notice any leaks.
  • Check your bills: Make sure you are getting the correct allowances, and that your usage looks right. Contact NI Water with any queries.
  • Regularly check your pipes and fittings: Check for leaks and ensure your pipes are well insulated against frost.  Take note: any leakage from private pipes will be billed to you or your business.
  • Educate staff: Speak to staff about implementing water efficiency measures. Consider appointing a member of staff to monitor water usage.
  • Know where your supply pipes and shut off valves are: Shut off water to unused areas of your premises to stop waste from leaks or unmonitored usage.

A quick guide to understanding your water bill