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…

Preparing your Rainwater Harvesting System for Summer

While the southern states are still enjoying their winter, Queenslanders are already starting to see the first signs of spring. Before the heat returns it is time to do some basic maintenance around your Rainwater Harvesting system. As climate change makes our summers hotter and longer, we are also exposed to added threats from the…

Blueprint for Urban Water Management

Healthy Land and Water and Water by Design have released a report on Queensland Planning Policy Water Quality State Interest – A Blueprint for Improving Waterway Management. The report has a series of recommendations to improve the Queensland State Planning Policy.  Healthy Land and Water is a government and water utility funded organisation dedicated to…

Rainwater Harvesting Australia – Chairman Article

RAINWATER HARVESTING AUSTRALIA: FORGING AHEAD Rainwater Harvesting is becoming increasingly prevalent in Australia. In fact, the ABS tell us more than one in four Australian homes rely on water from rainwater tanks to supply their households. Australia needs an authority body that can bridge the gap between what people know about rainwater harvesting, and how…