Water management in the City

Water is a precious resource and the City relies heavily on both scheme and groundwater resources in its operations and activities.

The City is committed to sustainable management of its water use. The City Water Plan 2016 – 2021 provides a strategic approach to improving water conservation and water quality management within the City.

The Plan identifies 34 projects that are implemented across the following eight key focus areas:

  • Water monitoring and reporting
  • Management of wetlands and public open spaces
  • Water sensitive urban design
  • Contracts and purchasing
  • Staff education and participation
  • Community education and participation
  • Partnership and policy.

Waterwise Council

The City has been recognised as a Gold Waterwise Council for its outstanding water saving strategies and significant progress towards best practise water efficiency within its operations.

The Craigie Leisure Centre is recognised as a Waterwise Aquatic Centre due to the best practice approach that is taken to managing water use within the facility.