8B, Karen Simpson, Socio-cultural Drivers of Water Demand in Student Residential Accommodation: implications for water conservation


In mid- 2012 stakeholders from Bristol Water and the University of the West of England realised that the “UWE Student Village”, opened in 2006 and housing almost 2000 (1,932) students in four pairs (called “courts”) of tower blocks, offered a unique opportunity to experiment with different strategies for reducing demand. These are the results of those experiments.