858 Million Litres Of Water Saved Since 2008

858 Million Litres Of Water Saved Since 2008

Western Australia Minister for Water Dave Kelly

8 New Aquatic Centres Receive Recognition For Being Waterwise

Victor P Taffa

  • 8 new aquatic centres recognised last night at the 50th Annual State Conference of the Leisure Institute of WA Aquatics (LIWA)
  • Water Corporation works with LIWA to promote water efficiency in aquatic centres, helping the industry save 858 Million litres since 2008

Aquatic centres across Western Australia were last night recognised for their commitment to running their centres in the most water efficient way possible.

“Congratulations to the councils involved in running these important facilities for the community, while leading the way in water efficiency.” Minister for Water Dave Kelly said.

“Through the program, Water Corporation and Leisure Institute of WA Aquatics help aquatic centre managers with advice and information to review operational water use, and support to promote waterwise practices in their centres.”

8 centres all became endorsed as Waterwise Aquatic Centres at the 50th Annual Conference of the Leisure Institute of WA Aquatics (LIWA).

Centres recognised were:

  • Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre,
  • Bayswater Waves,
  • Boddington Swimming Pool,
  • Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre,
  • Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre,
  • Kwinana Recquatic,
  • Paltridge Memorial Swimming Pool,
  • Scarborough Beach Pool.

Waterwise Aquatic Centre Program is a joint initiative of Water Corporation and the Leisure Institute of WA Aquatics, with 44 centres now endorsed across the State.

Over the past decade, the Western Australian aquatics industry has saved around 858 Million litres of water.

Newly endorsed centres have made significant and ongoing commitments to using water wisely in their facilities, such as:

  • Daily water use monitoring,
  • Installing automated taps and toilets,
  • Landscaped waterwise gardens,
  • Leak detection programs,
  • Water efficient appliances,

Abbreviations:

WA                 Western Australia