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Estates Management record 2012/13 - Water consumptionWaterConsumption

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Estates Management record 2012/13

Fields required from institutions in Northern Ireland

Water consumption

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Short nameWaterConsumption

The fields in this entity contain data about water consumption.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All higher education institutions (HEIs).


The volume, measured in m3, of metered water consumed (exclude grey and recycled water), excluding usage within any commercial space. 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 water consumption and Residential water consumption. Where this subdivision is not available, the Total water consumption should be provided.

Water metering and billing arrangements vary significantly throughout the UK. Some HEIs do not pay for water consumption by volume, especially for residential use. These HEIs may not be able to provide data on this issue. Others pay a combination of rateable value and metered water consumption.

Those HEIs that can provide data should use the following data sources:

  • water bills,
  • meter readings from all mains water meters.

Include water consumption for arable land.

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