The Mayor's Water Strategy (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1555
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What action have you taken in tandem with London's water companies and developers to monitor water usage in new homes and see if the water efficiency being achieved reflects what was initially predicted as set out in action five of your Water Strategy?

Answer

Answer for The Mayor's Water Strategy (4)

Answer for The Mayor's Water Strategy (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Action 5 in the Water Strategy states that "The Mayor will work with London's water companies and developers to monitor the water usage in new homes to see if the actual water efficiency matches the predicted water efficiency". The intent was to see if the water efficiency predicted by the 'water calculator' was indeed real. As the water calculator will be binned with the end of the Code for Sustainable Homes, this action is no longer relevant (we could monitor the proposed replacement for the water calculator, but we the water companies are better placed and funded to do this).