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Event Water Conservation - Targets and Integrated Thinking

The demand for water   
In the face of climate change how will the demand for water be reduced whilst still keeping enough water in rivers and streams to meet environmental  needs and in particular Water Framework Directive objectives? 

How can water companies meet the OFWAT target to increase water efficiency savings by 40% from 2010/11, compared to the savings delivered  in the preceding 3 years?

Should targets be set for:
• water consumption reduction in both new and existing properties

  • leakage reduction
• prevention of ingress to sewers
  • effluent re-use/recycling
• limits on development growth in water stressed areas

If so, how should they be derived?  What should the targets be, in numerical terms?

Concerted action    
Different sections of the water industry are tackling these issues but at present there doesn't appear to be concerted action
The aim of this conference is bring together the different sectors of the water industry - water resources, wastewater treatment, planning, quality -  to look at the current initiatives and explore whether a more integrated approach would be helpful; see the conference discussion document on the conference webpage.  

You can see the full programme and keep track of conference developments on our website

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Contact information Coastal Management for Sustainability (CMS) (email:
Phone: 01531 890415
Event type Conference
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Source Coastal Management for Sustainability (CMS)
Geographical coverage United Kingdom
Address London, UK
Organizer Coastal Management for Sustainability (CMS)
Target audience National
Period 05/03/2009
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH