With the recent introduction of Carbon Desktop, a tool for monitoring and targeting utility usage, to our Walker Charnwood Bakery site we have been able to identify a number of opportunities to help us reduce water consumption. One of those opportunities was in the bakery wash area.
We installed a new water meter back in May 2017 which highlighted that a key piece of equipment was responsible for almost 25% of the sites usage of water.
An in-depth study and communication with the supplier allowed us to make a modification to the controls.
Previously the equipment to reduce its average daily water consumption by over 70m3 per day.