Be Waterwise

A family using a watering can to water the garden as part of their waterwise approach

Aucklanders are the most efficient water users in the country.

This is a great achievement, but there are still things you can do to help conserve water.

It’s not about going without – we just need to use water wisely and reduce the waste of this precious resource: Be Waterwise!
Auckland water efficiency plan

Auckland Water Efficiency Plan 2021 to 2025

Learn about where our water comes from, what we're doing to make the most of this precious resource and how you can do your bit.

Click here to read our water efficiency plan.

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Free water audits

Do you have a high water bill? We offer a free service thanks to EcoMatters Environment Trust which helps you use water more efficiently. The team at EcoMatters will discuss the option of having a water expert come and visit your home and show you all of the ways you can be waterwise. To register for your free water audit, click here to use the sign up form.

EcoMatters Environment Trust works with and for the community to deliver environmental initiatives in partnership with key entities like us, Auckland Council, the Ministry for the Environment as well as other not-for-profits and community groups.