Hospitals & aged care

Aged care water use benchmarks

We developed these benchmarks using data from local aged care facilities. Compare your water use to see if your facility can be more water efficient.

Average                
(person/day)
Best practice - scheme irrigated
(person/day)
Best practice - bore irrigated
(person/day)
250–335 litres 130 litres 100 litres

Erskine Retirement Village

Burst water pipe

Erskine Retirement Village

Find out how they saved $78,000 annually simply by repairing a leak!

Mount Hospital

Multi storey building

Mount Hospital

Find out how Mount Hospital cut water use by 30%.

St Bartholomew's House

person inspecting water meter

St Bartholomew's House

A data logger revealed consumption had increased by 50,000 litres a day, find out what they did.