Category Archives: Water


En-form are running an exciting period health project thanks to funding by the National Lottery Community funds and support from WEN.   

The project is focussed on training up schools and community groups with the tools necessary to enable young people and adults to have access to all the information they need to make informed choices about which …

H2O Colchester – Our water, Our Future


Colchester is in one of the driest regions in the UK, and our water is under pressure from population growth and climate change. Despite the perception it rains a lot, the Anglian Water region receives 1/3 less rainfall than the rest of the UK. Tomorrow’s forecast is fewer raindrops, and more people.

The East Anglian region receives less rainfall …

Could you save up to £300 a year on your water bill?

Colchester residents are being urged to check their loos for leaks and save themselves up to £300 a year on their water bills.

Research carried out by water companies estimate that up to 8% of toilets are leaking, wasting up to 400 million litres of water every day.

Environment group en-form are trying to find out the scale of the …

Greening Colchester – A Green Action Plan

A Peoples Assembly was held by Colchester Extinction Rebellion (XR) on 4th August 2019.

A further ‘Greening Colchester’ meeting was held by North Essex Eco on 28th September 2019 inviting individuals and groups to develop a plan for Greening Colchester.

Colchester Borough Council declared a Climate Emergency and set up a climate emergency task and finish group; existing group request …

Ten Top Tips for Saving Water in the Bathroom

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 14.43.22Up to 50 opportunities per day to help? Simply following half of these Top Ten Tips can save over 100 litres of water per day!

If the average person uses the toilet between 6 -10 times per day1, washes twice per day and brushes their teeth twice per day, this means a total bathroom use of up …

Top Ten Tips for Saving Water in the Garden

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 14.34.45A saving of over £15,000 in your lifetime? By employing some of these Top Ten Tips you save money, time and the World’s water.

It is said that Britons spend up to £30,000 on their gardens, in their lifetime.1 As well as spending a substantial amount of money, this takes a huge investment of time and water. The tips …

Ten Top Tips for Saving Water in the Kitchen

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 14.28.58The heart of the home is vital in saving our most precious resource. A simple shift in habits can save water and give us that helpful glow.

Kitchens are the heart of most homes and a huge proportion of our time is spent in them. Your time in the kitchen can, therefore, be critical in the fight to save water. …