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The Options for UK Domestic Water Reduction: A Review

Sim, P., McDonald, A., Parsons, J. and Rees, P. (2005) The Options for UK Domestic Water Reduction: A Review. Working Paper. The School of Geography, University of Leeds , University of Leeds.

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Abstract

Demand pressure on UK water supplies is expected to increase in the next 20 years driven by increasing population, new housing development and reducing household size. Regionally and locally migration will also afect demand particularly in the South-East.

The water reduction trends that will have the greatest reduction effect on UK consumption are:

1. For new homes; metering and new efficiencies in design and construction (e.g. low flush toilets, heating and plumbing efficiences)

2. For established housing; metering and modern washing machines.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright of the School of Geography, University Of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > School of Geography (Leeds) > Geography Working Papers
Depositing User: Mr CIC Carson
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2008 11:41
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:57
Published Version: http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/wpapers/
Status: Published
Publisher: The School of Geography, University of Leeds
Identification Number: School of Geography Working Paper 05/03
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/5002

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