Over 2,000 Leigh-on-Sea residents have already signed up for a free Every Drop Counts home water saving visit, helping them save around 30 litres of water per day, as well as energy and money on their household bills.
The Bank Holiday this weekend means many people will be turning their hands to a spot of DIY, but Essex & Suffolk Water is warning customers to take extra care before they carry out any work to the plumbing in their homes.
The deadline is rapidly approaching for applications to the current round of Essex & Suffolk Water′s Branch Out scheme, which offers grants of up to £25,000 to projects which benefit the natural environment, wildlife and local communities.
Residents across Essex & Suffolk are being asked to help protect water resources for future generations, as part of a major campaign launched today by more than 40 environmental groups, charities, water companies and regulators.
Space satellites, drones and public support are helping Essex & Suffolk Water to reduce leakage from its water network to industry-leading levels.