We Can All Be Water Smart

Did you know that Australia is one of the driest inhabited continents on the planet? Despite Australia's water scarcity, we are also among the highest consumers of water per capita in the world.

Townsville continues to experience the impact of variable climate and uncertain wet seasons. For our city to grow sustainably into the future, it is important that we change our water use behaviours to ensure our water services meet future demands.

Garden Support Package

Up to $500 per household, the Garden Support Package is open to all homeowners and renters in Townsville.

Water Saving Devices Rebate

Up to $500 per household, water-saving devices are available to homeowners, renters and body corporates in Townsville.

First In, First Served

The Water Smart Package will be available on a first in, first served basis, so make sure you register now!



of the Water Smart Package funding has been spent.

As the Water Smart Package only has a limited budget, the program is being offered on a first in, first served basis. Get in quick!

Water Smart Champions Leaderboard

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Townsville residents have registered.

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Waterwise Resources

Irrigation and Leaks
Irrigation and Leaks

Let the rain do the heavy lifting and turn your irrigation off.

Lawn Care Guide - Watering

Water no more than twice a week in the dry and never when it’s wet.

Lawn Care Guide - Lawn Species

Choosing the right turf can save you up to 13 Sundays a year.

Lawn Care Guide - Fertiliser

Strong lawns are fertilised just enough.