The City of Gosnells was endorsed as a Waterwise Council in 2021.
Since this endorsement, the City has worked to improve upon this achievement by continuing to introduce new waterwise policies and measures. Some of these achievements are listed below:
- Leisure World is an endorsed Gold Waterwise aquatic facility - showcasing the City's efforts to fit waterwise equipment such as water saving plumbing fixtures
- The City has consolidated all groundwater licenses to make management of this resource easier
- As part of the City's Capital Works Program our groundwater bores undergo regular maintenance and are part of a replacement program
- Water use is monitored via data loggers at two of our high use sites - Mills Park and the Civic Centre
- Water Sensitive Design is followed at new City developments, including Robinson Park which is an award winning development for the groundwater infiltration design
- The City promotes the planting of waterwise plants by residents through our waterwise plant directory
- All staff that are responsible for the maintenance of our parks and gardens have obtained a qualification in irrigation management
- The City works with our Friends of Groups to maintain our natural areas and supports their projects through our partnerships
The City is proud of it's achievements to date, and is committed to progressing our waterwise initiatives.
Waterwise in the home
Along with the work the City completes to manage our water use, residents, visitors and business owners are encouraged to consider what they might be able to do decrease their water use.
Water Corporation has a library of advice articles and offers to help households become more waterwise.
Key advice articles for the Gosnells community are linked below. You can find more at Water Corporation's website.
|Water Corporation waterwise advice for households|
10 easy water saving tips for the home
Improve the water efficiency of your evaporative air con
Summer water-saving hacks
Easy household habits for little water savers