Water management

We are responsible for managing the water used in providing and maintaining public assets like golf courses, sporting grounds, public open spaces, gardens and trees.

Water is a valuable resource and we need to manage it responsibly. 

We manage water usage at:

to ensure that our community assets are 'fit for use' through responsible water management.

Interesting fact

An average irrigation cycle for a football oval in summer takes about 150,000 litres of water.

Over summer we may need to irrigate the oval 3 times a week – that's 450,000 litres of water per week for the 70 ovals we are regularly irrigating.

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Page last updated: Tuesday, 11 July 2017