How much water do we use outdoors? *
An average tap flows at up to 20 litres per minute depending on how far it's turned on. Apply this to all your outdoor watering activities (see below) and you'll be surprised at how much is actually used.
Average values (when restrictions do not apply)
Smart Approved WaterMark
Smart Approved WaterMark is Australia's labelling scheme for products and services that help conserve water outdoors. The types of products and services approved by the scheme include:
garden mulches and soil wetting agents
irrigation systems and sensors
grey water systems
rain water harvesting systems
waterless car wash products
Waterwise Gardening in Coffs Harbour
Council has produced a comprehensive Waterwise Garden Guide to help save water in your garden locally. The guide includes tips on successful garden design, what to plant, how to water and garden maintenance.
Waterwise Garden Guide
Spring Garden Competition
Water Efficient Products
The Smart Watermark database allows you to research products for the home, business or garden based on water or energy efficiency ratings.