Banyule and Darebin City Councils
Learn more about saving water at home, rainwater tanks, greywater systems, water restrictions and how best to improve the quality of water in local waterways.
Detox Your Home
Find out where to dispose of unwanted household chemicals such as paint, fluorescent light globes, batteries, cleaning products, fertiliser or nail polish, and save them from entering our waterways and soil.
Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
Guidelines for water reuse
Developed by the Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia (MPMSAA). A series of workshops have been designed to enhance plumbers’ skills and knowledge about the environmental considerations of their work.
Laundry product research. What's best for greywater, and our waterways.
Provides information on the water cycle, water supply, sewerage and recycling, rivers and drainage. The site includes resources for schools.
Melbourne Water 10,000 Raingardens Project
Raingardens filter stormwater run-off from roofs, driveways or paving. Building a raingarden is a simple way to improve the quality of water flowing into our waterways
Victorian Government rebates for tanks, greywater systems, toilets, water audits and showerheads and basket of water saving goods
Programs & events in your local community including the latest water storage and restrictions information, information about water saving products, and tips for saving water in the home, garden, business and agriculture.
Guest speaker at Darebin and Whittlesea workshops, and his book: A guide to using rainwater and greywater at home
Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS)
Star ratings of water products to help you choose the most efficient
Water for the Future
Federal Government rebates for tanks and greywater systems, and top ten tips for saving water at home.
Healthy Waterways Waterwatch Program is a river health education and monitoring program that aims to increase community understanding and ownership of local rivers and creeks.
Yarra Valley Water
Lots of ideas on how to save water, including the free showerhead exchange and rebates information