Reducing our demand for water is an issue for both the environment and for social justice. Hear from a range of key decision makers in the UK as they share their views on how we can reduce our demand for water and what the forthcoming Environment Bill has in store to help us all do that.
Join Niki Roach as she speaks with key opinion formers and decision-makers from the UK on the topic of reducing our demand for water. This extended final episode of Season 1 tackles the tricky topics of compulsory metering and explores what our other options are to reduce demand for water. We hear what approaches are being taken globally and share what the current situation is like in the UK.
As part of CIWEM’s ongoing advocacy work, Niki spoke with Rebecca Pow MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and we hear the Minister’s views on why reducing our demand for water is so key.
Niki’s co-host for this episode is Sophie Broadfield, the Deputy Director for Water at DEFRA (Dept for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) for the UK Government. Her panelists are Nicci Russell, CEO of Waterwise, Andrew Tucker, Water Efficiency Manager for Thames Water and Rob Lawson, Chair of the CIWEM Water Resource Technical Panel.
Thanks to Planet Possible’s Season Sponsors, YorkshireWater for enabling us to bring this podcast to you.