Water management and water efficiency (HTM 07-04)

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HTM 07-04 provides best practice advice for the healthcare sector on water management and water efficiency.



This guidance (HTM 07-04) is relevant to all healthcare facilities, not just hospitals. Its principal remit is to encourage the efficient management of water and to promote the economic and environmental benefits of doing so.

Additionally, it examines water-management decisions in the context of:

  • patient health and well-being
  • social and behavioural aspects
  • available and appropriate technology

Published 20 March 2013.