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About Waterblade

"How can you make a small amount of water more useful?"

Waterblade is the invention of Nigel Bamford. It was developed (in part) at the University of Brighton with grants from Innovate UK, the EU and the The Green Growth Platform. It has won the biggest Innovation and Water Industry awards in the UK. (Eco Build Big Innovation pitch and Water Industry Achievement Awards), and many others. It has been fitted in some of the UK’s most recognisable buildings (HSBC Canary Wharf, Birmingham Bull Ring Shopping Centre, The Leadenhall Building also known as the Cheese Grater) and many many more, in the UK and overseas.

The product itself has developed in Sophistication. It is now electro-chrome plated and incorporating state of the art flow control, meaning it is totally ‘plug and play’. All you need to do is change the nozzle on your tap, and the flow is optimised for all mains pressures.


Waterblade is fantastic at washing and rinsing, so is suitable for wash-hand basins in cloakrooms and bathrooms. It is also great in Kitchen sinks but it shall take longer to fill your kettle.


Waterblade works at mains pressure on a wide range mixer taps in a household and Washroom setting. As well as manual mixer taps it works on non-percussive (Push) taps, sensor taps (Automatic) and some single taps if they have the correct removable collar.


Waterblade fits most mixer taps whose nozzles are the size of a 10p coin, see our guide to be sure.

No, just an adjustable spanner or special fitting tool available in our shop, then follow the instructions.

If your usage is typical, £25 to £75 per year on water and water heating bills. This amount varies because water and gas cost different amounts in different regions. How often your tap is used shall also make a difference as well as other factors, such as the age of your boiler.
Waterblade is great at washing and rinsing, but slow to fill your kettle.

You may, yes, but you shall waste less water waiting than before, and levels of cold water discomfort are also reduced, so you can use the water sooner.

Some boilers have an eco setting where no hot water is stored, it is heated on demand. Waterblade works better with this setting switched off.

Simple DIY skills, use of spanner is required.
Yes, Waterblade is great at washing and rinsing, ideal for Bathroom basin taps and Wash-room taps.
You may not have enough pressure to make the Waterblade work, the minimum pressure required is 0.3 bar, or 3m head, the top of the water in your tank needing to be 3m or more above the tap in question.

At the low flow of around 2.5 Litres per minute nothing does a better job of washing and rinsing than the Waterblade.

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