Hunter Water Hunter Water

Working with major customers to save water

We recognise water is crucial to economic activity and community life, which is why we are working together with our business customers to identify opportunities for water savings.

Finding ways to save water is not only beneficial in conserving our precious drinking water supplies, but it can also help businesses financially in the long term. See below how we are working closely with major customer to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes for the community and their business.

The University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle knows the value of being water wise. Hunter Water has partnered with the University to undertake a detailed water usage audit and install real-time monitoring devices to understand its water use.

"In partnership with The University of Newcastle, more than 50 million litres of our precious resource has been saved".
Drought Management Team

We continue to work closely with the University to find further water efficiencies and investigate alternative supply options.

Saving water in business

Reducing water usage in your business saves you money on usage charges, can reduce wastewater and energy costs and contributes to the protection of our precious water resource.

Do you have Water Efficiency Management Plan (WEMP)?

Should Level 2 water restrictions be introduced, all business owners will be required to review their water usage and identify actions that can be implemented to improve your business' water efficiency, as part of your WEMP.