Case Studies

Since 1992, ADSM has been working for many of the UK’s largest and most respected organisations, lowering their water usage and saving them many thousands of pound in the process. In the public and private sector, names such as Eton College, the Royal Parks and Barts NHS Trust have benefitted from our award-winning services and state of the art technology, brought to them by ADSM’s industry-leading water experts. Why not take a quick look at what a few of them have to say.

Ealing Council

Ealing Council saves 36% on water and wins award with AquaFund

Ealing Council is the third largest in London, with many buildings and sites spread over a wide area, including office buildings, sports centres, swimming pools, parks, street cleaning depots amongst many more.

Barts Health NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS saves over £1.8million on water and wins awards with AquaFund

With a turnover of £1.25 billion and a workforce of 15,000, Barts Health is the largest NHS Trust in the country, and one of Britain’s leading healthcare providers. Its aim is to be the most sustainable Trust in the UK by 2020.

West Sussex County Council

AquaFund cuts West Sussex County Council water bills by 26% every year

Headquartered in Chichester, West Sussex County Council (WSCC) governs the county of West Sussex, incorporating seven district and borough councils and 159 town, parish and neighbourhood councils. It is responsible for public services such as education, emergency services, social services, public safety , waste and resource sustainability.

university of liverpool

AquaFund saves University of Liverpool £1.4million on water

The University of Liverpool in the North West of England accommodates 32,000 students and 4,700 staff, in an area covering 40 hectares. Annually, the University consumes over 330,000 cubic metres of water from its halls of residences, catering areas, campus buildings, fitness centre, veterinary college and dairy farm.

University of Derby

A 50% reduction in water consumption in 5 months for Derby

The University of Derby has around 20 separate tutorial buildings and halls of residence, serviced by 40 different water accounts covering 50 water meters. When they contacted ADSM, their annual water bill was in excess of £285,000.

Watford Borough Council

Watford Borough Council reduce water consumption by 29%

Watford Borough Council in Hertfordshire has a whole host of water-consuming sites across its region, including council buildings, leisure facilities, swimming pools, community centres, colleges, council housing and accommodation for the elderly.

Teignbridge District Council

AquaFund reduces Teignbridge District Council’s water bill by 20% in 6 months

Based in the market town of Newton Abbot, Teignbridge District Council covers an area along the South Devon coast bordering Dartmoor and encompassing the towns of Ashburton, Dawlish and Teignmouth. The council wanted to drive down its water consumption and meet government efficiency and sustainability targets.


AquaFund saves VOSA 50% on water

The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) provides a range of licensing, testing and enforcement services with the aim of improving the road-worthiness standards of vehicles ensuring the compliance of operators and drivers, and supporting the independent Traffic Commissioners.

North East Ambulance Service

The North East Ambulance Service saves 40% on water with AquaFund

The North East Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NEAS) is responsible for providing services in the counties of Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham. Their ‘patch’ covers an area of 3230 square miles – and on a daily basis they deal with 600 emergency calls and 300 GP urgent calls.

BAA terminal 5

ADSM helps BAA make considerable savings on water consumption

BAA is committed to building Terminal 5 in an environmentally and socially responsible way. It will take an estimated 37 million man-hours to construct T5 at an estimated cost of £4 billion and represents a huge programme of construction works.

Fire Service College

AquaFund saves the Fire Service College 39% every year

The Fire Service College is the leading training establishment of its kind in the world, providing the fire industry with a wide variety of training and incident-simulation scenarios at its Moreton-in-Marsh site in Gloucestershire.

Hertfordshire Police

AquaFund enabled Hertfordshire Police to use 16% less water

With its headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, the Hertfordshire Police Constabulary is responsible for an area of 632 square miles with a population of well over a million.

Eton College

AquaFund project enables water savings of 20% for Eton College

Eton College in Berkshire, educates over 1,300 pupils and is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. For both environmental and financial reasons, Eton College decided to undertake an audit of its water usage.

Myerscough College

AquaFund saves Myerscough College £129,000 on water

The Myerscough College campus occupies a site with approximately 100 buildings, which includes halls of residence for more than 650 students. The college was experiencing excessive water consumption at their campus and wanted to rectify this.

ashfield district council

Ashfield District Council saves 32% on water bill with AquaFund

Situated in north-west Nottinghamshire, the district of Ashfield lies close to Nottingham City and Easy Midlands Airport and is home to 108,700 residents. “A regenerated and empowered Ashfield” is the Council’s vision.

Department for Education

AquaFund saves the Department for Education over £120,000 on water

The Department for Education was one of the first organisations to enter in to a no-risk Water Services Contract (now the AquaFund Scheme), to make water efficiencies across their estate. Across five key sites accommodating 4,900 staff, water savings totalling over £120,000 were made.

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