ADSM and AquaFund have teamed up with the NHS Sustainability Day of Action to promote water efficiency best practice across the NHS.
The majority of NHS organisations across the UK are gathering in anticipation of the day of action, the day is about accomplishing even one sustainable thing, making even just one change – executing it well and sharing it across the industry. Resulting in a more efficient and sustainable NHS for all.
Supporters of the day include Prime Minister David Cameron, Health Ministers and Public Health England, as well as esteemed professionals dedicated to ensuring the NHS strides forward to deliver a sustainable model for the future.
The lead up to NHS Sustainability day on the 27th of March 2014 is being marked by a number of roadshows across Britain to share NHS Sustainability best practice.
- Liverpool – 4 December 2013
- Bournemouth – 6 February 2014
- Nottinghamshire – 25 February 2014
- Oxford – 11 March 2014
- NHS SUSTAINBILITY DAY – London 27 March 2014
More info about the day can be found here
The Awards focus on aspects of sustainability and the environmental and business improvements they drive. The entries are judged on initiatives, projects, products or strategy that show excellence, commitment, credibility and concrete results.
Project “AquaFund” is a multi-million pound investment fund available to public sector organisations to reduce water consumption and costs.
Under the AquaFund scheme, supplied by water management specialists ADSM, the University was provided with everything necessary to make their water efficiencies and financial savings including: the full grant, consultancy services, site audits and state-of-the-art water saving technologies, tariff and water data analysis, together with a full water bureau service, bill validation and ongoing monitoring.
The result of the four year project has seen water usage reduced by over 200 million litres and also financial savings in excess of £500,000.
The initiative also provides much needed support to developing countries who suffer extreme water poverty. Since 2010, the universities involvement in the scheme has helped assist over 400,000 people to obtain fresh water and sanitation.
With a record number of entries to the Awards this year the University of Liverpool and ADSM (AquaFund) are delighted to be named as finalists in the Water Management Category.
The judging panel will be headed by chairman of the Environment Agency Lord Chris Smith and winners will be announced at a black tie event on the 21st November.
See more on the University of Liverpool here