EPA H2020 SC5 Info Day: Presentation from Panelist Ken Stockil, Central Solutions
The Large Water Users Community of Practice has been established to provide a platform to
share knowledge, ideas and experiences across large water users in Ireland interested in the
continuous improvement of water management at their sites.
Typical sites are using >100k+ m3 water per annum.
Managed by Central Solutions.
The goals of the Community are to:
Facilitate and encourage peer to peer learning between companies
Review worldwide best practice and emerging standards in terms of water
Training & Programmes for Water Management
Liaise with National Stakeholders on Competitiveness Issues & Collaborative Initiatives
EPA Water CoP
• On August 5th 2015 64 of the worlds largest institutional investors wrote to 15 of the worlds
largest food and beverage organisations calling on them to better manage their water risks.
• “we believe that water scarcity can materially impact portfolio value, so we want to know
how companies are managing and mitigating water risks.”
• They gave the firms until 15th September to respond!
• The group of signatories of the letter oversee combined assets of $2.6 trillion
Nearer to home
“We can survive without Energy Supply as we have backup generators in place etc ….. But if the
water supply is contaminated or stops we shut down!”
Ed Collins GSK on 10 September at Sustainable Processing
Growing Importance of Water as a Industrial
Piloting at Industrial
Monitoring & Data
(Quality & Quantity)
@ site and catchment
Incentives & Models
to investigate and
test policy &
Catchment & Supply
Ken Stockil, Central Solutions