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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 [...]
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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.
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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
To make your existing irrigation system ‘smart’, the first step is to determine what type of irrigation system you currently have. Generally there are two types: Standard (central automated) [...]
Water Saving Tips
A smart irrigation controller automatically adjusts watering based on local weather conditions. For example when it rains the smart irrigation controller will reduce or turn off your irrigation to [...]
Water Saving Tips
A smart irrigation controller automatically adjusts watering based on local weather conditions. For example when it rains the smart irrigation controller will reduce or turn off your irrigation to [...]
Water Saving Tips
Many people struggle to know how much to water their garden. Do you water for 20 minutes, 40 minutes, or more? How many days per week? And what type of sprinklers should you use? If you have a mix of [...]
Water Saving Tips
Do you know how long to run your irrigation for and how many days a week to water? As a general guide, in the dry season Living Water Smart recommends the below 3, 2, 1 guide for efficient watering: [...]
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
In the Wet Season, there is really only one irrigation rule of thumb. Turn it off when it rains! However, keep an eye on your garden and only water it if it looks really thirsty.
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6th February 2019 More than 400 showerheads at Katherine hotels, motels and caravan parks have been replaced with more water efficient models to help save up to 14 million litres of water per year. [...]
Water Saving Tips
Irrigation controllers and tap timers are a great way to give your garden the water it needs when it needs it. But some irrigation controllers can be hard to program! If you feel like this then why [...]