Water Impacts

Why measure water use impacts?

Large parts of the UK are now classified as being water-stressed. Moreover, the regulatory environment around water use and water losses has tightened considerably in recent decades. Events place very different stresses on both physical amounts of water used and in terms of pressures on water infrastructure. While event hosting and construction of venues can create pressures in terms of pollution of water courses, or in the case of very large events, redirection of water courses, we expect the emphasis in the UK to be far more around physical water use around the time of the event, and in preparation for events. 

Water Basic Measures

What are the Basic Measures

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Water Intermediate Measures

What are the Intermediate Measures

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  • Introduction to Environmental Impacts >

    This resource outlines why events need to measure their environmental impacts, when this should be considered, and outlines some of the broad approached to measurement ...

  • Guidance in Selecting Environmental Impacts to Measure >

    This resource provides a list of questions that organisers should ask themselves when selecting environmental impacts to measure ...

  • Identifying the Strategic and Operational Context for Environmental Impacts >

    Provides a matrix for potential environmental impacts based on their potential to measure strategic objectives whilst addressing operational considerations ...

  • Event Organiser's Environmental Checklist >

    Provides guidance to event organisers on what impacts and actions they should be considering at each stage of an event's lifecycle ...

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