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3 great water saving ideas for schools

By |January 27th, 2015|Blog, Green schools, Recycling water, Water harvesting|

Let’s get smart with water….no, not just smart, REALLY SMART! Way too much drinking quality water (potable water) is flushed down our toilets, showers, kitchens and laundry to the stormwater system after a single use. In state like South Australia where water is scarce this only exacerbates our water shortage problem. How silly! At a [...]

What size water tank do I need?

By |January 9th, 2015|Blog, Water harvesting, Water tanks|

The supply of mains water to Adelaide is the most energy intensive of any capital city in Australia and as a result the most expensive. We have changed the way water runs through our landscapes and consequently the cost of water has gone through the roof. The price of water and the cost to the [...]

This is no ice bucket challenge

By |November 26th, 2014|Blog, Environmental efficiency, Water harvesting|

Growing up in SA, in the 70’s and 80’s I learnt that “we live in the driest state in the driest continent on earth”? Guess what, it’s not true….we are the driest state in Australia but Antarctica has less rainfall. If we talk run-off, available freshwater or driest inhabitated continent then we are back on [...]