Councils

With a little bit of fresh water thinking, councils have the opportunity to lead and positively impact on their water use and the water use of the community.

Case studies

Check out these case studies for great water saving initiatives that are being delivered by local government across WA.

City of Stirling Joondanna Community Garden

Joondanna Community Garden

City of Stirling Joondanna Community Garden

See how a data logger enabled better awareness of water use at the garden.

Shire of Capel waterwise display village

Shire of Capel waterwise display village

Shire of Capel waterwise display village

Thumbs up to the display village in Dalyellup – built with sustainability in mind.

What was done?

City of Cockburn home audit program

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City of Cockburn home audit program

Read about this proactive approach to water saving and educating the community.

How was it done

City of Joondalup soil moisture probes

Soil moisture probes at City of Joondalup

City of Joondalup soil moisture probes

Find out how this council successfully reduced groundwater use on their sporting grounds.

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City of Melville LeisureFit water savings

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City of Melville LeisureFit water savings

Find out how LeisureFit Booragoon became a Waterwise Aquatic Centre and reduced water use by 10%.

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City of Vincent eco-zoning

City of Vincent eco-zoning

City of Vincent eco-zoning

Numerous eco-zoned public areas were developed to help reduce groundwater use.

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City of Kwinana seedling subsidy scheme

City of Kwinana Seedling subsidy sale

City of Kwinana seedling subsidy scheme

See how the community embraced and benefited from this water saving initiative.

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City of Vincent Hyde Park Lakes restoration

Hyde Park lakes

City of Vincent Hyde Park Lakes restoration

See how the lakes at Hyde Park were preserved for ideal conditions year round.

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City of Melville showerhead swap

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City of Melville showerhead swap

Discover how such a little thing as switching a showerhead makes a huge difference!

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City of Nedlands demonstration gardens

Waterwise demonstration garden at City of Nedlands

City of Nedlands demonstration gardens

Find out how 2 council gardens improved water efficiency through a much needed makeover.

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City of Subiaco remote irrigation controller

Remote irrigation system at City of Subiaco

City of Subiaco remote irrigation controller

See how a new irrigation system helped reduce groundwater use across 33 parks.

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City of Vincent North Perth Community Garden

North Perth Community Garden

City of Vincent North Perth Community Garden

Learn all about this best practice, water efficient community garden.

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