The Community Rebate Program began in 2015 and has assisted around 10,000 customers across Victoria saving $600,000 a year in water bills and around 178 Megalitres in water. The program is expected to assist an additional 5,000 customers over the next two years.
The Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme is a national scheme to help Australians save water in their homes. WELS reduces demand for drinking water by informing consumers about water efficiency at the point of sale.
Using their own land, South East Water has teamed up with Villawood Properties on a unique residential development collaboration. Built on a former wastewater treatment plant site, Aquarevo will be the most water and energy efficient residential community in Australia. Residents will enjoy the benefits of smart design and leading edge, intelligent water solutions.
It’s been described as award winning, cost effective and cutting edge. When Mackay Regional Council in North Queensland introduced smart metering, it was to help slow investment demands. However, they also found that it changed their community’s culture of water use with 'myh2o.'
The Water Security program is Seqwater’s plan for providing the region’s drinking water over the next 30 years, including during times of drought and flood. In 2017, Seqwater released version 2 of the Water Security Program, which includes a revised Drought Response Plan. The plan introduces a drought readiness phase to help better prepare the region for the prospect of drought.