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Water Campaign™ case studies


Have you seen our new Grand Projects page


Call for future case studies

 Does your council have an initiative that could be promoted by the Water Campaign™ as a future case study?

We’d like to hear if your council has implemented an innovative water saving initiative or project to improve water quality.

We will provide all the tools to write a great case study. We can even assist with editing and distribution through our many National and International partners.

If you want your work out their leading the way, contact your Manager with your details.




 A selection of case studies on actions implemented by participating local councils:



City of Melbourne, Vic
Total Watermark: City as a catchment – the next step towards integrated sustainable water management

City of Darebin, Vic
Darebin Green Precinct Initiative


 Water Efficiency

City Of Burnside, SA
Time for change: ‘A change in Burnside can change the world’ shower timer campaign

Cardinia Shire Council, Vic
Strategy for the future: Complete retrofit of Council-owned buildings

Baw Baw Shire Council, Vic
Kids Saving Water for our Future

Frankston City Council, Vic
Smart water sport: Low flow, vandal proof showers in sports pavilions

Hume City Council, Vic
Hume’s Green Star 5 Star Municipal Office

City of Prospect, SA
Prospect Oval Water Conservation Project

City Of Stonnington, Vic
Prahran Market Water Conservation

Willoughby City Council, NSW
Water savings in Council’s administration buildings

City Of Yarra, Vic
Kevin Bartlett Reserve

City of Boroondara, Vic
Flow Control Valve Installation

City of Canada Bay, NSW
Energy and Water Conservation in Rhodes Park Kiosk

City of Melville, WA (2)
Waterless Urinals


 Water Recycling/Reuse

Hornsby Shire Council, NSW
'Greenway Park' Stormwater harvesting project

City of Charles Sturt, SA
Stormwater Pumping Scheme

Hobsons Bay, Vic
Bayfit Leisure Centre Stormwater Harvesting Project

City of Holdfast Bay, SA
Rainwater Reuse Project

Shire of Mundaring, WA
Wastewater Reuse

 Parks and Gardens

City Of Stirling, WANEW!
Water Smart Parks: Irrigating parks and gardens efficiently

City of Joondalup, WANEW!
Hydrozoning and Ecozoning Emerald Park

City of Maribyrnong, Vic
Whitten Oval Project

Hornsby Shire Council, NSW (1)
Stormwater Irrigation in Open Space 

City of Melville, WA (1)
Best Practice Turf Irrigation

Alternative supply

Moonee Valley City Council, Vic
Saving water is child’s play: Preschool rainwater tank project

City Of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, SA
Grandstand demonstration: Water recovery and efficiency at Norwood Oval

Mornington Peninsula Shire, Vic
Stormwater Reuse Project – David MacFarlane Reserve, Sorrento

Frankston City Council, Vic
Rainwater tanks


Campbelltown City Council, SA
Wadmore Park Erosion Control Project

City of Marion, SA
Glade Crescent Reserve Wetland

City of Perth, WA
Stormwater Treatment Wetland

Aquifer Recharge

Town of Cottesloe, WA
Cottesloe Peninsular Groundwater Restoration Project

City of Mandurah, WA (2)
Aquifer Storage and Recovery

City of Mitcham, SA
Aquifer Storage and Recovery

Smart Metering

Logan City Council, Qld
Smart metering and data management software

Asset Management

Hornsby Shire Council, NSW
Lifecycle asset management for stormwater and water quality infrastructure assets

Behaviour change

Latrobe City Council, Vic
Behaviour change gets the goods

City of Belmont, WA
Community Demonstration: Using Fertiliser Correctly 

Hornsby Shire Council, NSW (2)
Water Reuse and Education Projects

Town of Kwinana, WA
Community Garden Workshops

City of Mandurah, WA (1)
Sustainable Mandurah Display Home: Promoting Water Management 

WA councils
Used Oil Collection Facilities


Other ideas and resources are available in the information exchange section of this website.


Community action
Corporate action
Water conservation
Water quality
  • Community: actions that target water management in the community.

  • Corporate: actions that focus on council operations, including facilities owned and/or operated by councils.

  • Partnerships: actions implemented by councils in conjunction with other parties, such as local businesses, community groups and government departments.

  • Water Conservation: actions that reduce water usage.

  • Water Quality: actions that improve the quality of receiving waters: rivers, streams and/or groundwater.

Contact details

For further information about the ICLEI Water Campaign™ in Australia please contact:

ICLEI Oceania
1/200 Lt Collins St
Melbourne  Vic  3000
Ph:    +61 3 9639 8688
Fax:    +61 3 9639 8677