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.
An average irrigation cycle for a football oval in summer takes about 130,000 litres of water.
Over summer we may need to irrigate the oval three times a week – that's 390,000 litres of water per week for the 80 ovals we are regularly irrigating.