Water reviews, policies and action plans

Typical water saving measures


Some water saving measures are quick and free to implement. Others may require significant investment but lead to sizeable, long-term savings. You should look at what your budget is, what the payback periods are for the different measures and choose the most appropriate measures for your business.

Ways to save water

Water saving measures you may want to consider include:

Northern Ireland Water should understand your business' particular needs and may be able to offer practical advice on saving water - eg by installing sub-meters or using on-site monitoring.

Tax breaks for water efficient equipment

Many of the technologies your business could employ to reduce water use may be eligible for tax allowances under the Enhanced Capital Allowance (ECA) scheme.