October 2008
Utility Week;10/10/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p27
Trade Publication
The article reveals that the British water industry should be reformed to provide water services, and incentivised to cut demand through a Water Efficiency Commitment, according to the National Trust. In a strategy entitled "From Source to Sea," the organisation said water should no longer be a commodity business. The trust also detailed plans to reduce its own water use through water-efficient appliances.


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