Water saving intiatives

After completing a water audit in 2014, LeisureFit reduced its annual water use by 10% and became a Waterwise Aquatic Centre.

10%

reduction per year

2 months

payback period

$1,000

audit costs

How can you do this?

Why they acted

 

Undertaking a water audit was an efficient way to have all water using activities checked to identify areas for potential savings.

Assess your use

How they did it

  • Flow control valves on basin taps.
  • WELS 3 star rated 9L/minute showerheads installed throughout the facility.
  • Sub meter installed on the splash pad plant room.
  • Monthly inspections of all sprinkler heads.
  • Ongoing adjustments to irrigation run times.
  • Asset replacement policy implemented for aging devices.
  • Waterwise tips highlighted throughout the facility.

What they're doing now

Water efficiency will continue to be a focus for LeisureFit Booragoon with the facility continuing to learn about their water use and implement water efficiency measures including:

  • installing sub metres
  • fixing leaks
  • sprinkler inspections
  • staff training
  • bi-annual water use information reported to Executive Management.

Want more information about this case study?

Please contact Nicki Ledger at the City of Melville.

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