BASIX Must Be Retained To Secure Our Water Future

Water is the most precious resource we have; without it we can’t survive.  As a limited resource, it has to be managed carefully, particularly on the driest inhabited continent on earth.  As a result, New South Wales introduced the Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) in 2004 to ensure new homes and major renovations were sustainable and…

RAINWATER HARVESTING TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

Rainwater Harvesting assists stormwater management, water conservation, local waterways preservation and improved green infrastructure. The industry itself is underpinned by a robust network of manufacturers, designers, installers, repairers, and end-users. It is fast-evolving; impressive advancements have been made, and those at the fore continue to innovate via technology. Below are some of our favourite new…

RAINWATER HARVESTING BUSINESS PLAN: 2021

THE YEAR OF CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 26%. One in four. That’s how many Australian households are equipped with a rainwater tank. After all, water is our most precious resource. It’s our duty to improve the ways we not only use, but collect it. Now, what is rainwater harvesting, you might ask? Sure, the basics are in…

Rainwater tanks at risk of being lost

Planning SA are removing the compulsory requirement for rainwater tanks to be a part of new homes across South Australia and will just “recommend” rainwater tanks instead. Without rainwater tanks being an integral part of every new home, South Australian residents can expect to see their stormwater systems overwhelmed, increased local flooding, damaged waterways, costly…

Rainwater Harvesting Industry Survey 2020

Industries shift all the time; sometimes for the benefit of consumers, and sometimes to their detriment. One such changing Industry — that is yielding undeniably positive results for Australians, countrywide — is Rainwater Harvesting. Ultimately, this Industry has matured significantly since the reintroduction of urban installations in Australia. Now, it is defined by quality products…