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Can my product carry both the Waterwise logo and the Smart WaterMark label?

Yes, we would strongly encourage you to feature both labels. The Waterwise logo is unique to WA and endorses waterwise products and services.


How can I reduce water use in my office?

There are many ways you and your colleagues can save water in the office. Simple actions such as encouraging all colleagues to turn off taps, and introducing a maintenance scheme to fix leaking taps can all add up to big water and cost savings in the workplace. 


How long does the Waterwise endorsement last for?

All products with Smart WaterMark certification are required to renew certification every 2 years. As long as your product continues to meet the requirements of the Smart WaterMark renewal process and abide by the Waterwise terms and conditions you are authorised to use the Waterwise logo.


How do I know which products are water efficient?

Look for products that have a Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) rating of 3 stars or above. The WELS rating scheme is a Government initative which helps customers choose more water efficient products, to maximise water saving.


I have a rainwater tank can I still use my sprinklers?

The Winter Sprinkler Switch-off does not apply to irrigation systems that use water collected by rainwater tanks.


What about businesses - can they use their sprinklers during the Winter Sprinkler Switch-off?

You might be surprised to know that the switch-off also applies to licensed groundwater users including local governments, schools, golf courses, government departments, universities, TAFE campuses, major parks, race grounds and businesses that irrigate areas of non-commercial turf, lawn and gardens.


What if my irrigation controller malfunctions during the Winter Sprinkler Switch-off?

You could still receive a fine.


When is the winter sprinkler ban in place?

A permanent winter sprinkler ban applies to all scheme and bore water users in Perth, Mandurah and some parts of the South West, from 1 June to 31 August each year.


Where can I download a user manual for my specific irrigation system?

Visit the Watershed website to download irrigation controller manuals.


Why apply for the Waterwise Products Program?

Consumer research conducted by us has revealed that more than 80% of consumers would be more inclined to purchase a product or service if it was easily identifiable as being waterwise and endorsed by a credible source such as the Water Corporation.