We’re making a big splash this National Water Week (19-25 October) and have heaps of fun activities to help you learn about our water system and discover ways you can help to secure our ongoing water supply!
Check out one of our webinars, play our Working with Water game, check out Dr Hydro and his magical water tricks, discover how much water your family uses each day, find the best plants for your garden, tap into our small business water saving program or learn new tips on how you can save water around your home and lower your water bill!
Here’s a few of the fun things we’ve got on offer …
Working with Water online game
Can you keep the Coast supplied with drinking water through flood, fire, drought?
Quench the thirst of our growing population with the Working with Water game.
It’s hours of Sim-city style fun as you battle to keep the water flowing despite natural disasters, equipment failures, busy tourist seasons, property booms and more.
Introducing DR HYDRO!
Kids, have you met Dr Hydro?
Our crazy scientist, with a bit of help from his mate Whizzy the Water Drop, will tell you all about water, and throw in a bit of magic as well!
Webinar: Virtual Tour of Mardi Dam and Mardi Water Treatment Plant
Tues 20/10, 11:00 -11:45am
Join us on an interactive and immersive virtual tour of Mardi Dam and Mardi Water Treatment Facility!
Learn about the importance of our water resources and have the opportunity to ask one of our experienced Operations staff questions about how the system is managed and operated.
DIY tank maintenance!
Non-maintained tanks which supply water for your toilet and laundry use could be drawing most of their water from the town water supply instead of your tank and increasing your water bills, without you realising.
Use our DIY guide to give your tank a service and ensure you have high quality rainwater flowing into your tank and saving you money.
Webinar: Waterwise gardening wicking beds
Wed 21/10, 12-1pm
Celebrate National Water Week by learning how to make a simple water efficient wicking garden bed.
Learn everything you need to know about - what they are, why they are ideal for our hot summers, how to make one and how to maintain them.
Blue House - interactive water saving
Explore the Blue House and discover how many different ways we can save water throughout our homes.
Small Business Water Education Program
Running a small business and keen to lower your costs?
Tap into our water audit program where we’ll help you reduce both your water and trade waste bills by identifying unnecessary waste and showing you new ways to use water efficiently.
Webinar: Waterwise gardening
Sat 24/10, 9:30-11am
Celebrate National Water Week and learn how to make your garden bountiful and waterwise in our free webinar!
Learn about simple techniques, tools and gardening systems that will minimise water use and loss in your garden this summer.
Self guided virtual water tour
Explore our new immersive, interactive 360 degree virtual reality experience.
Go behind-the-scenes on a tour of Mardi Dam and our Water Treatment Plant to discover the processes that provide the Central Coast with clean, safe drinking water.
Best viewed through virtual reality glasses but can also be viewed from any device with the Google Chrome internet browser.