Water conservation expert VERTECO, has capped an incredible 2019 by winning IWFM’s Award for Innovation and Technology for its Waterless Urinal system. Using its expertise as a market leader in water saving solutions, smart water management, smart washroom solutions, washroom hygiene, scent marketing and specialist drain solutions, the VERTECO Group has been awarded the prestigious IWFM 2019 prize held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.
VERTECO’s Waterless Urinal system is a hygienic solution that reduces water use, saves cost through reduced maintenance, can be retrofitted to existing urinals and prevents blockages. The solution incorporates a non-return one-way valve to stop bacteria growth and eradicate bad odours. This technology has saved VERTECO clients globally an estimated 750,000,000 cubic meters of water, AED 9 billion and 14.7 million kilos in carbon.
The system is non-hazardous and all cleaning materials are environmentally friendly. This initiative makes a major, measurable contribution to environmental sustainability, while improving the workplace experience. David King, Regional Managing Director MENA region, commented, “Companies, now more than ever, are committed to saving water in an effort to contribute to helping the environment and reducing overall water consumption.
This is the tenth year we have been recommending and installing our waterless urinal in the UAE, and can include most of the UAE’s top tier brands as clients including DEWA, Etihad Airways, Jumeirah Group and EMAAR amongst many others.
As well as our waterless urinal solution, VERTECO has a full range of other water saving products and also provides organisations with free comprehensive water audit services. These audits help companies identify areas of water consumption and waste, and offer practical, inexpensive solutions to reduce and minimise over consumption and ultimately save money.”