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Water Consumption

Objective Target Performance Indicator
Enhance efficient use of freshwater, & reduce consumption for all AED support & research operations. Reduce freshwater consumption by an average of 5% per year over five years Decrease water consumption (per capita): water meter readings

Develop a sustainable landscape program that applies the principals of xeriscape

Reduce water usage & use of fossil fuels for landscape maintenance

Decrease water consumption (per capita): water meter readings; reduced landscape maintenance costs

Install low flow devices in laboratories & lavatories Up to 100% installation (dependant on available resources & health & safety requirements) Decrease water consumption (per capita): water meter readings
Develop recirculating closed loops for cooling water applications Eliminate single pass cooling water by installing recirculating water cooling loops for chillers & compressors where feasible. Decrease water consumption (per capita): water meter readings
Provide information to staff on water conservation policies Informed & knowledgeable staff regarding water management policies Information distributed (e.g. posters) & training sessions attended

 

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