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21st April 2017
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Whirlpool dishwasher wins Waterwise Award
Whirlpool has won a UK Water Efficiency Product Award at the recent Waterwise Awards 2017.
The Waterwise UK Water Efficiency Product Awards recognise products and technology which contribute to water efficiency that benefit the economy, society and environment.
The judges considered the extent to which the nominated appliance demonstrated noteworthy achievements such as water savings and changes to water-related attitudes and behaviours.
The Whirlpool WIO 3T123 6PE Supreme Clean dishwasher has won the valued accolade thanks to its outstanding resource consumption - just six litres. This is achieved by saving the water from the final rinse in a dedicated tank, where it is stored and recycled for use at the beginning of the next programme. For hygiene purposes, and should the dishwasher not be used for three days, such as when the householders go on holiday, the water is automatically drained to prevent bacteria formation.
Further excellent and sustainable resource savings are achieved by Whirlpool's 6th sense technology. The intelligent sensors, which form the basis of the technology, measure the level of soiling and then adjust the wash programme accordingly, so each wash cycle is tailored to the type and size of the load, ensuring perfect results everytime.
The award-winning dishwasher washes as resource efficiently as possible, while caring for the environment, with the benefit of up to 50% savings on water, energy and time.
"Congratulations to Whirlpool for sweeping the board in Kitchen/White Goods Category," says Nicci Russell, managing director, Waterwise. "Whirlpool's award-winning washing machines and dishwashers will make it easier for its customers to waste less water. This is really important - we need to make the water we do have go further, as the population grows and climate change bites."
Image: Mark Ridealgh, head of Whirlpool Brand UK, receiving the UK Water Efficiency Product Award at the Waterwise Awards 2017
17th March 2017