You can’t run your restaurant without water. You use it every hour you are open:
Cleaning dishes, floors, equipment, etc.
Serving thirsty customers.
Washing hands, many times over — staff and guests alike.
Water is fundamental to your operation’s success. You usually pay for it in three ways:
1) The initial cost of the water
2) Sewer costs
3) Energy costs to heat the water
These costs add up! With the cost of water now rising faster than inflation, your water bill is taking a bigger bite of your budget each year.
But there are easy, low-cost ways to cut your water use and save money.
Water conservation has other benefits too. Saving water frees it up for other uses, including farming. Recent droughts have led to increased food costs, and in some cases, reduced food supply. Water conservation means more water for all uses, from farming to manufacuting to fishing and more.
Did you know? The U.S. population nearly doubled between 1950 and 2000, while demand for water more than tripled over that time. (Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)