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Departmental Water Consumption

Volume 492: debated on Wednesday 20 May 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the level of water consumption on his Department's estate (a) in total and (b) per full-time equivalent member of staff in (i) 2005-06 and (ii) 2006-07. (276132)

I can confirm that the actual water consumption on the DEFRA office estate and water consumption per full-time equivalent member of DEFRA staff for 2005-06 and 2006-07 are presented in the following table:

Office water consumption (m3)

Office water consumption per FTE (m3)

2005-06

87,518

6.74

2006-07

77,160

6.53