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Water efficiency audits

Water efficiency audits

We have a dedicated Business Relations team for business support. Our team members we will come to your place of business and help you to identify water efficiency opportunities. We can also put together a case study about your achievements.

To take advantage of this service, call Business Relations directly on (08) 7424 3753, or send us an email.

Resources for effective irrigation management

At SA Water we have developed a number of tools to help you manage the irrigation of your open spaces. They help you to maintain your space and to improve its water efficiency.

Two toolkits are available for managers of Irrigated Public Open Space (IPOS). You can read more about IPOS here.

Basic Irrigation Management Toolkit

This toolkit helps with the effective management of water. It can be used for recording and reporting water use on single sites only.

Download and save a copy of the Basic Irrigation Management Toolkit here. [xlsx, 2.3 MB]

Advanced Irrigation Management Toolkit

This toolkit helps with the effective management of water used in irrigation across multiple sites.

Download and save a copy of the Advanced Irrigation Management Toolkit here. [xlsx, 1.7 MB]

IPOS Code of Practice – Best Practice Checklist

The Best Practice Checklist XLSX, 2447.5 KB is a guide to help you achieve best practice in the management of irrigated public open space. The checklist has been developed as part of the Code of Practice - Irrigated Public Open Space. The checklist can be used by organisations to ensure their planning, irrigation and horticultural practices and reporting meet the recommended best practice as outlined in the Code of Practice.

Irrigation Efficiency Checklist

Using the checklist, you assess potential areas for improvement for your site and irrigation system. You can then take the next step of further investigation.

Download and print the Irrigation Efficiency Checklist here. PDF, 593.41 KB [PDF, 599 kB]

Sports Turf Maintenance Guide

This guide was developed and produced in collaboration with the Sports Turf Association of South Australia and TAFE SA's Urrbrae Campus.

It gives you a yearly calendar of maintenance tasks and activities to help you get the best out of your turf. Given the variation in conditions at different locations, it is only a guide – but it's the best place to start.

Download and print the Sports Turf Maintenance Guide here. [PDF, 562 kB]

Audits and Irrigation System Performance

This guide to irrigation audits and assessing system performance explains what to look for when you assess your site. It also explains why audits are important.

Download and print the guide to Irrigation System Performance here. [PDF, 545 kB]

Water Efficiency Toolkits

SA Water provides a toolkit for businesses that take through the first crucial steps in planning for water efficiency.

The plan automatically generates a water efficiency report and action plan for your business. All non-residential businesses can access our business support.

The Water Efficiency Plan Toolkit is free. You can  download the file here [xlsm, 1.1 MB]. Remember to save a copy before you start to use it.

Landscape Irrigation Calculator

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  • Major faults

  • Reported

  • Various suburbs
  • 15/03/2017
  • Water Quality
  • Some Adelaide Hills customers may notice changes in the taste and/or smell of their tap water, as we work hard to reduce the impact of an algal bloom in the Summit Reservoir.
    The algal bloom is causing a naturally occurring compound called geosmin, which can affect water taste and odour, but is harmless to health. The water remains safe to drink.
    We expect customers in the following areas may notice this change: Mount Barker, Balhannah, Oakbank, Verdun, Hahndorf, Heathfield, Stirling, Crafers, Lenswood, Lobethal, Woodside, Brukunga, Mount Torrens, Birdwood, Gumeracha, Kersbrook, Cudlee Creek, Wistow, Nairne, Littlehampton, Strathalbyn, Clayton, Milang, Langhorne Creek and Bridgewater.
    We have made changes to our treatment processes at the Summit Water Treatment Plant to reduce the level of geosmin in the water.    
    Our testing shows no algae has been detected in the network and it has been completely removed as part of our normal treatment process.
    If our customers have any questions or concerns, please contact us on 1300 SA WATER.
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  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Farnsworth Dr
  • Morphett Vale
  • 28/04/2017
  • Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time (water off): 02/05/2017 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time (water back on): 02/05/2017 04:00 PM

    We’re committed to improving your services and are undertaking maintenance work in Morphett Vale. Water supply in the surrounding area may be impacted during the above times. Traffic restrictions may also apply.

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