In this episode, Tom Andrewartha, Strategy & Policy at Waterwise talks about the need for the UK to introduce mandatory water efficiency labelling on goods.
In the second episode, Tim Wagstaff, Water Efficiency Manager, Northumbrian Water Group, said he supported all four of the Asks of our campaign.
In the third episode, Dr Mike Keil from Consumer Council is supportive of our campaign asks and says ‘for us, Climate Change is water’.
In the fourth episode, Vicky Pryce, Independent Economist, says ‘it’s essential for consumers to reduce water usage’.
In the fifth episode, Angela Smith MP supports our campaign and says ‘we have to get people to understand the need to use less water’.
In the sixth episode, Neil Parish MP, Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Water, and Chair of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, says he’s supporting our #WhyNotWater campaign and urges consumers to get behind it too.
In the seventh Episode, Paul Horton, CEO of Future Water Association, agrees water should be part of the Climate Change debate and says ‘we’re very used to water being around, so we don’t see it in the way we should in a Climate Change context’.
In the eighth episode, our Chairman, Tony Cocker, tells listeners of the “pressing” need to save water. He also likens the water industry to the electricity industry, where he once worked and said that growing awareness of the impact of climate change will inevitably lead to changes both in the wider sector and also in customer behaviour.
In the ninth episode, Richard Barley, Director of Horticulture, Learning and Operations at Kew Gardens agrees that water should be part of the climate change debate and highlights that ‘water is one of our most valuable commodities’.
In the tenth episode, Lord Deben, Chairman of the UK’s Independent Committee on Climate Change, urges consumers to recognise the need to save water by changing the “small things” that they do every day.
In the eleventh episode, Sharon Darcy, Director of Sustainability First, explains how climate change will impact on the Water sector and other utilities.
In the twelfth episode, David Ward, Garden & Nursery Director at Chatto Gardens says they not only support Affinity Water’s #WhyNotWater campaign with its call to action for consumers to demand key changes to legislation and policy supported by government and manufacturers but he also additionally calls for plants to be given a drought-resistant rating.
In the thirteenth episode, Dr Mark Gush, Head of Environmental Horticulture at RHS Wisley, takes a tour of three of its gardens, which include the ponds and rockeries, the Oakwood garden and the hedge display.