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Certified Water Steward Programme

New Irish Water Certification in International Best Practice Water Stewardship. Registrations now open to Irish Water Business Customers.

Start Date
September, 2021

Duration
8 weeks

Delivery
Online

Funded By
Irish Water and the Lean & Green Skillnet

Irish Water is running a water stewardship training programme in partnership with Water Stewardship Ireland and the Lean & Green Skillnet. The programme supports business customers with training on how to lower water consumption and reduce operating costs while also protecting the environment.

Programme Benefits

Reduce Water Use

Training on water conservation and quick wins at your site to drive behavioural change

Monetary Cost Savings

Understand and visualise your site’s water lifecycle to reduce operating costs

Reputational Benefits

Accepted under Bord Bia’s Origin Green Scheme and accredited by EWS

Protect the Environment

Add the latest cutting edge green credential to hit your sustainability targets

Learning Experience

Online Learning 

Module 1 – Introduction to Water Stewardship
Module 2 – Water Mapping of your Business
Module 3 – Water Conservation and Quick Wins at your site
Module 4 – Developing Strategy and an Action Plan

Workshop Webinars

Online mentoring and support workshops for the development of your water charter as well as providing peer to peer learning opportunities 

Developing a Water Charter for your site

All participants will prepare a Water Charter for their facility. The charter will capture the business case for action, the site’s water map, water saving opportunities and an agreed action plan.

Who is this programme for?

The Certified Water Steward programme is aimed at those responsible for Water Management within their company. The programme has the dual target of developing trainee skills at an individual level and delivering tangible impacts at the site level.

Start Date: September, 2021

Duration: 8 weeks

Delivery: Online

Cost: Funded by Irish Water and the Lean & Green Skillnet

Qualification: Accredited by the European Water Stewardship (EWS) Standard

Client Testimonials

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“We are delighted to be the first pharmaceutical manufacturer in Ireland to participate in Irish Water’s Certified Water Steward Programme.”

Audrey Kelleher

GE Healthcare

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“The programme is the perfect first step on the water conservation and stewardship journey.”

Ian Ryan

Wyeth Nutrition