We offered everyone in Swindon a free water-saving home visit as we aimed to help the town reduce its water use by one million litres per day by the end of 2014.
Residents and businesses reduced their daily water use by more than 1.7 million litres during our Save Water Swindon campaign – beating our ambitious target of one million litres.
More than 24,000 homes – almost a third of all households in Swindon - took up the offer of ordering money-saving freebies or having them fitted, each saving an average of 46.6 litres per day.
These savings mean metered households, which took part in the campaign, could save £35 on their annual water bills. Using less hot water means all households could have also saved an average of £36 on their energy bills.
We also provided water efficiency measures and advice at a number of schools and business in Swindon and carried out extensive research on how to reduce water use in other areas of the country.
This work resulted in an extra 640,000 litres per day being saved, in addition to the one million litres saved by residents, bringing the total saving for the campaign to 1.78 million litres per day – the equivalent of 260 Olympic-sized swimming pools per year.
Keep up the good work! To book your Smarter Home Visit, call 0800 043 3277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your address and contact details an we'll be in touch to book an appointment.
If you haven’t already, you can order freebies that fit to your taps, toilets and showers to help you save water, energy and money.