To join a virutal tour showcasing the source of Bathurst's drinking water, how water is managed by Council and then distributed to homes and businesses across the region, see below:
It is important to conserve water at all times and not just during times of drought, the following factsheets provide great examples of how to save water in and around the garden.
For a short video on why its important to save water please click here...
For more tips and ideas on saving water the following videos have some practical options to both save water and money.
How to change a showerhead
How to check if you have a leak
How to install a flow controller
How to change a tap washer
Click on any of the links below for more information about saving water in your garden.
Water Smart Gardens(PDF, 4MB)
Lawn Care(PDF, 1MB)
Water Smart Garden Plants(PDF, 6MB)
Council also has a range of videos available on the Sustainable Bathurst Youtube channel which can assist residents with managing water smart gardens at home. Click on any of the links below to access this range of short, informative videos;
Water Smart Gardens with Dhyan Blore - Series Overview
Water Smart Gardens with Dhyan Blore - Caring for Vegetables
Water Smart Gardens with Dhyan Blore -Water Smart Plants
Water Smart Gardens with Dhyan Blore - Sheltering Plants
Water Smart Gardens with Dhyan Blore- Mulching
Full details of Water Smart actions can be found here...(PDF, 964KB)