Skip to main content

Estates Management record 2012/13 - Volume of wastewaterVolumeofWastewater

Back to C12042

Estates Management record 2012/13

All fields

Volume of wastewater


return to field list
Typeentity
Short nameVolumeofWastewater
Description

The fields in this entity contain data about the volume of wastewater.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All higher education institutions (HEIs).

Notes

The volume, measured in m3, of wastewater.

Where possible, data should be sub-divided to reflect the residential and non-residential estate. It is recognised that HEIs in Scotland will not be able to sub-divide Non-residential volume of wastewater and Residential volume of wastewater. Where this subdivision is not available, the Total volume of wastewater should be provided.

Charges for the treatment of wastewater are usually based on a figure derived from a percentage of the total water consumption. Utilities typically apply a factor of 90-95% to calculate wastewater costs based on water consumption.

To provide a figure for wastewater volume, HEIs should use the following data sources:

  • meter readings from all meters on site related to wastewater volume and trade effluent,
  • if the water utility contracted by the HEI provides a factor to calculate the wastewater volume based on the water supply volume, use the factor provided by the water utility. Otherwise, water consumption figures returned under Water consumption can be multiplied by 95% (as a default value).
Mandatory for
Quality rules
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
Reason required
Part of
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrencesunbounded
Schema components
Has parts
OwnerHESA
Version1.0

Contact Liaison by email or on 01242 211144.