The little things matter

To make the world a better place for people, we don't believe in big numbers. We believe in doing little things everyday to make local communities better. Actual plans that will help local people.

Our 2022/23 Programme

Time to think again

If you thought we just did water then you need to take a closer look...

 

Our vision

 

 

Innovation

 

 

Our community

 

How exactly we’ll deliver for the wellbeing of society to build the trust of our customers. Join in the conversation on Twitter #HydroSocialContract

The Initiatives

We have a number of themes that show the aspects that our local community initiatives and social contract will focus on

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Education & Skills

Harnessing the power of the next generation, inspiring future customers and providing opportunities for customers and staff to develop skills and experience.

a man and a woman posing in front of a Bristol Water fountain
Community Engagement

Harnessing the power of the next generation, inspiring future customers and providing opportunities for customers and staff to develop skills and experience.

a woman standing in a garden next to a shed, holding a pitch fork
Conservation

Harnessing the power of the next generation, inspiring future customers and providing opportunities for customers and staff to develop skills and experience.

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Lakeside

Harnessing the power of the next generation, inspiring future customers and providing opportunities for customers and staff to develop skills and experience.

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Vulnerability

Working with local stakeholders to help provide extra support to those customers who need it, through extra care services or social tariffs and debt advice.

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Academic Partnerships

Linking academic research to business challenges and experience to tackle key issues such as resource efficiency.  Providing opportunities for learning through MSc projects and other partnerships

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Regional Strategy

Supporting the development of regional strategies through working with local government – for example the West of England Combined Authority, or progress towards a carbon-neutral Bristol.

a group of people holding up refillable water bottles next to a Bristol Water fountain
Resource West

Working with local partners to deliver a joined up approach to resource efficiency across different sectors – combining resources and amplifying messages to customers.

Still want more? We held an event with local people and some very interesting water folks to chat about our social contract. Read a quick summary below. We've also summed up the whole thing in a couple of pages