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Saving water

Hand turning on tap on pier, with water and yacht in background

From 1 December 2012, stage 1 water restrictions were lifted in Melbourne and moved to permanent water use rules.

Bubbles in blue water

Here are some simple solutions to help your household become more water-efficient around the home and in the garden.

Plates in dish rack next to commercial dishwasher

Businesses can cut water consumption and their running costs by carrying out water audits to identify where and how much water is used.

Showerhead with water coming out

Exchange your old showerhead for a free water efficient model and save around 13,500 litres of water per person per year.

Urban design

The Water Sensitive Urban Design Guidelines demonstrate how to help save water, improve water quality and protect our waterways.