Leak

Q&A
In Katherine, it is important we all work together to ensure our water sources remain safe and reliable. Power and Water's Living Water Smart program is helping the community reduce water use to keep [...]
Offers
Living Water Smart's Garden Tune Up provides a free garden irrigation audit at your home or business by one of our registered irrigation experts. The irrigator will reprogram your irrigation controller to provide your garden with the water it needs, when it needs it. It also includes up to $50 of on-the-spot irrigation repairs.
Latest News
20 August 2019 Leak Checkers from Power and Water’s Living Water Smart team will be in Katherine from Monday 26 August to identify potential leaks in residential homes. The award winning Community [...]
Water Saving Tips
It’s a good idea to do the 3-Step Leak Check every few months - it could save you bucket loads of water!
Water Saving Tips
Irrigation systems can leak for a number of reasons, resulting in unnecessary water losses. Drippers can block up or blow off, joints can leak and pipes can split.
Katherine Water Champion
Returning home after less than a week away, Fay was surprised when she stepped into a big muddy puddle in her front garden. "It was the middle of the dry season, and my lawn was perfectly dry before I [...]
Katherine Water Champion
Sandy had an annoying leaking tap in the shower. She was using a bucket to capture and reuse the water, but knew she needed to get it fixed. She was worried about the cost of repairs however, so was [...]
Q&A
Overview What is Living Water Smart? Living Water Smart is a Power and Water initiative working together with the community to ensure Katherine's tap water remains safe and reliable, both now and in [...]
Water Saving Tips
A scheduled leak check of all your fixtures and toilets is a good way to ensure those small leaks don’t turn into big ones. For example, by the time you hear a toilet running it could be costing you [...]
Water Saving Tips
The 3-step leak check Step 1: Ask people in your business not to use water while you do the test, and make sure that there is no water being used in your business i.e. that the dishwasher or [...]
Why Save Water?
As a renter, you may not be responsible for your water bill, so why would you want to get involved with fixing leaks? Well reporting a leak isn’t actually as much hassle as you may think, and you'll [...]
Water Saving Tips
If you’ve noticed pools of water in your garden or dry patches of lawn, you may have a problem with your irrigation system. Here’s what you need to check.