Whether your business is a laundromat or a nursery using large volumes of water, or you run a dishwasher in the office kitchen, there are many ways to reduce your water use.
From choosing a water provider to having a water management plan, the decisions you make can have a big impact on your water use now and in years to come.
Why save water in your business?
Conserving water is not only good for the environment, but also for your business’s bottom line.
By simply managing the runoff of water on a building site, or recycling the water you use, your business can significantly reduce its water bills. You may even gain a marketing advantage over your competitors.
Including water management in your business plan is something you can involve all employees with and will help reduce your demand for water.
Find out how much water you need in all stages of your business and look for ways to make them more efficient. You can find some great tips on how to save water, as well as resources in your state or territory.
What to do…
- Read about the government’s plan to make Australia’s water use more efficient with the National Water Initiative.
- Find out about the regulations for managing your water use in your state or territory.
- View the Bureau of Meteorology’s monthly water update for an overview of rainfall, streamflow, salinity and water storage.
- Search for grants & assistance that may assist your business become more efficient with its water use.