On 14 September, Scottish Water published its Net Zero Emissions Routemap. The routemap, published at the start of Climate Week and created with the support of an expert panel, sets out how Scottish Water will deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2040, five years ahead of the national target.
It outlines how Scottish Water will tackle emissions across five key areas - electricity, processes, gas, transport and travel and investment - and states that the organisation will:
1600-strong fleet will transition to zero emissions vehicles
The roadmap includes commitment to develop nature based solutions for engineering problems, and demonstrate and implement carbon dioxide capture and biodiversity benefits of urban blue green solutions.
Further information on the Net Zero Emissions Roadmap is available on the Scottish Water website here - https://www.scottishwater.co.uk/About%20Us/News%20and%20Views/140920%20Net%20Zero%20Routemap%20Launch