Here in the Hunter we have been good at water conservation, but recently our water usage has been increasing. We each use on average 191 litres per day, this is 10% more than we could be*.
Let's all work together to protect our water by playing our part. It's the little things we do in our homes and gardens that can make a big difference, like watering the garden early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid evaporation in the hottest part of the day.
- Try our water usage calculator to help estimate how much water you are using in and around your home. The answer may surprise you!
- Looking for some tips on how you can show your love of water? Find some suggestions on how to best use water in the home, garden or your business below!
* Nine Major Australian Water Utilities (50,000+ customers) have consistently reported residential consumption less than or equal to this. This includes the Central Coast Council (based on averages from Gosford and Wyong), Queensland Urban Utilities, Logan City Council and various Victorian utilities.