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25.07.19

Nottingham City Council to save £64,000 with self-supply water license

Nottingham City Council is hoping that its recently-granted self-supply water license could create savings worth an estimated £64,000 a year.

The move will see the council run its water services in-house, with an aim of reducing operating costs and increasing resource efficiency.

Nottingham City Council’s Energy Services team will take over responsibility for its water services during an official switchover on the 14 August.

READ MORE: North west authority aims to be first in the country to take local control over water supply

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The team is also launching a Water Efficiency Loan Scheme (WELS) to further increase savings on its annual water spend by investing in projects across the council’s buildings.

Deputy leader of the council Sally Longford said: ““Becoming a water self-supplier is an exciting next step for us as we seek to further reduce costs through innovative resource efficiency across our own estate.

“As a large consumer of water, we are looking forward to having more control over this vital resource and will be looking for ways to use water more efficiently to lower costs and improve our environmental performance.

“We can streamline the service, cut out the margin that goes to others in the supply chain and plough the savings back into further resource efficiency projects.”

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