Water Harvesting
  • Reece Grant Recipients 10 September 2015

    Reece, Australia’s leading name in plumbing, announces recipients of the Reece Grant, helping three plumbers on their mission to improve water supply and sanitation for communities in need. Reece has granted three inspiring Australian tradies a total of $25,000 to kick-start ... Continue Reading

  • Come Rain or Come Shine 20 February 2014

    A change in the market in 2003 saw leading Australian manufacturer Davey Water Products change the way consumers used water. A change in the market in 2003 saw leading Australian manufacturer Davey Water Products change the way consumers used ... Continue Reading

  • Changes in water consumption 18 August 2011

    How urbanisation is changing water consumption and distribution and a new way to combat the problem of dissipating water resources. It is predicted major urban centres in Australia will have an additional demand of over 600 billion litres of ... Continue Reading

  • Turning stormwater into drinking water 21 September 2009

    Scientists from Australia’s national science agency have turned stormwater from a city in South Australia into purified drinking water. Australian CSIRO scientists have bottled ‘Recharge’, pure drinking water that was once stormwater. “This is an exciting demonstration of the value ... Continue Reading

  • Rainwater monitoring made easy 7 July 2009

    Rain Harvesting has taken the guesswork out of monitoring tank water levels with the release of the improved rainwater Tank Gauge. The Tank Gauge water level indicator can easily be calibrated to any size or style tank up to 2.5m ... Continue Reading

  • Executive Board visits Korean rainwater harvesting project 17 February 2009

    Members of the WPC Executive Board, meeting in Seoul, South Korea on 28-29 October 2008, took the opportunity to visit a rainwater harvesting project in the Star City residential and commercial complex. The visit was organised by Professor Mooyoung Han ... Continue Reading

  • Saving water and power in hotel bathrooms 11 February 2009

    Hotel bathrooms have to meet guests’ expectations while saving water and power. Global economic growth is resulting in increased international travel by the corporate sector, and growing purchasing power in populations is leading to more leisure-related travel and rising demand ... Continue Reading

  • A new approach to water access 4 February 2009

    After decades of apartheid South Africa is dealing with many social and environmental problems. The plumbing industry is keen to do its share. South Africa is the fourth largest country in Africa, with a surface area of more than a ... Continue Reading