Key Performance Indicators
Operational KPIs are high-level performance measures that can be used to gauge water efficiency and to plan for future growth.
Activity KPIs are detailed measurements of water usage that can be used to identify opportunities to reduce water consumption.
Developing Operational KPIs
Operational KPIs can be used to estimate future consumption and wastewater generation, facilitate regulatory approvals and inspections, and compare performance over time and against industry benchmarks.
Production Calculators – water-to-wine ratio and peak daily water use
Hospitality Calculators – water use per guest
Developing Activity KPIs
Activity KPIs can be used to identify opportunities for improvement and support business cases for strategic improvements and equipment upgrades.
Activity KPIs include:
- Amount of water required to clean and sanitize barrels, tanks, and other equipment
- Amount of water required to hydrate barrels
- Amount of water required to sterilize bottles and bottling lines
Tracking Activity KPIs can highlight opportunities to reduce unnecessary water consumption.
Sample Winery Key Performance Indicator: Barrel Washing
|Date||# of Barrels Washed||Water Used (l)||Water Used per Barrel (l)|
|Average Water Used per Barrel||254|