Chelmsford Environment Consultative Group has sent the Foundation news of a competition being run by Essex and Suffolk Water:
The competition, ‘How low can you go?’ is run by Essex & Suffolk Water (ESW) in collaboration with
It will put teams of residents from the ESW Essex supply area against one another in a competition to reduce water wastage.
The contest builds on the idea of the Blakildegard experiment in
Essex & Suffolk Water operates in the driest region of the country and it is therefore important that the company understands the ways customers can be encouraged to use water efficiently.
Essex & Suffolk Water is now looking for households interested in taking up the challenge. Participants can apply as individuals or as a group. Teams of 6-8 households will be formed. Between May and September the teams will be given expert advice from ESW and
As well as individual prizes for the most successful team, a £1,000 donation from ESW will also be split between two water charities - one chosen by each team. The team who saves the most water will earn proportionately more for their chosen charity.
Dr Will Medd, from
If you are ready for a challenge contact Megan Rogers at Essex & Suffolk Water (firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel. 01245 212854) or Will Medd at