It's important to us here at Hunter Water to educate the next generation about the real world problem of water scarcity. Read about our Water Futures Challenge, which asks primary and high school students from the Lower Hunter to come up with creative water saving solutions.
We have a range of exciting programs that challenge students to tackle water sustainability issues here in the Lower Hunter and come up with new and innovative ways to help the community use less of our precious resource.
We are excited to launch our new eBook, Where's Our Water? This story was written by Aboriginal students from Newcastle High School to help share the value of our most precious resource with children in our community.
We're proud to work alongside Hunter Local Land Services to educate students on catchment and waterway health. Find out more about the current activities available for school students.
Handy resources to help students learn about all things water.
Printable worksheets, colouring in sheets and posters to help students learn about water saving tips, water supply, wastewater management and recycled water in our region.
Water storage levels
A fun and informative way to show students a snapshot of our current storage levels. Students can also find the individual levels of our dams and catchments as well as history and forecasts.
The Hunter Water that exists today has had a long and rich history from its humble beginnings in the 1880's. Help students learn our story.
Apply for a Love Water Grant
Love Water Grants support a range of water-related initiatives that directly benefit the entire Hunter community. Find out more about this grant and the application process here.
We've made water education fun for all ages, including pre-schoolers and infants students. Check out Hunter Water's Let's Love Water Show, which is available to schools in the Lower Hunter region.
Waterworld is a 28 day shower challenge designed to support the curriculum while providing Stage 4 students with a fun and practical learning experience through a web-app that can be used on any device, including desktop.
NSW Health advises school staff to flush their drinking water outlets just before the start of each school term or after extended periods of closure.