Published Articles

Broken Hill Smart Water Metering for Parks and Ovals

Broken Hill smart water monitoring for parks and ovals irrigation Prior to water restrictions, some councils used 70% of their total water consumption for irrigation. In response to long term water strategies required for water wise parks and gardens, Broken Hill City Council has just implemented a cost-effective, cutting-edge new online smart water monitoring irrigation system.

18 Aug 2010

In the News

National Water Week - Ambassador Initiative

National Water Week 17-23 October 2010. As part of National Water Week 2010 the Australian Water Association is launching the National Water Week Ambassador initiative. All AWA members are invited to become NWW ambassadors and work with schools and local communities to improve water literacy. If you are interested in become a NWW ambassador please.

02 Aug 2010

In the News

WCG Achieves GreenStar Accreditation

WCG congratulates Qld State Market and Delivery Manager Ryan Dillon on successfully becoming a Green Star Accredited Professional with the Green Building Council of Australia

09 Jul 2010

In the News

New Funding Announced

Tune Up Canberra is a 50/50 ACT Government grants program to encourage owners of commercial office buildings to make their buildings more energy and water efficient. Round 2 closes 10 September 2010 More info Strengthening Basin Communities Program - Dept of the Environment, Water, Heritage & the Arts. Local government bodies and urban Water service providers in the Murray Darling Basin are invited to apply for funding to invest in Water saving initiatives that will meet the needs of the local communities responding to a future with less Water. More info Victorian Government StormWater & Urban Recycling Fund - Grants now available for new Water projects. Applications are now open. Funding is available to encourage the adoption of local StormWater harvesting and urban Recycled Water projects in 2010. Applications close 19 August 2010 at 5.00pm More info

01 Jul 2010

In the News

Water utilities' record annual $8.1b investment

A national report card launched by the Parliamentary Secretary for Water, Mike Kelly revealed Australia's urban water utilities invested $8.1 billion in 2008-09, up from $4.5 billion the year before. The 90% increase reflects the timing of major capital works programs to deliver new sources of bulk supply through desalination plants, recycling projects (stormwater harvesting) and new pipelines. Also available is the Rural Report.

11 May 2010

In the News

WCG Managing Director nominated for WME Leaders Short List

WCG Managing Director Guenter Hauber-Davidson nominated for Short List in WME Leaders List under Urban & Industrial Water. The short-list of nominations from WME's online poll was culled by an expert panel in each category. Vote Now - only one vote per category

10 May 2010

In the News

Nominate for the 2010 Green Globe Awards

The Green Globe Awards are the leading environmental awards in NSW. Small and large businesses, not-for-profit groups, state government agencies, local councils and media organisations demonstrating environmental excellence in NSW are encouraged to nominate for the 2010 Green Globe Awards. Nominations for the awards are now open and will close at 5pm (EST) on Thursday 10 June 2010. Winners announced 27 July 2010. To make a nomination please visit

07 May 2010

In the News

Savewater Awards

The 2010 savewater! awards® are open nationally across Australia. There are 7 savewater! awards® categories, as well as the Award for Excellence, presented to the organisation or individual that has made the greatest contribution to water sustainability.

05 May 2010

In the News

WCG Wins Water Audit Against 24 Others

Water Conservation Group Pty Ltd is happy to announce that we won a prestigious water audit for Deakin University in Melbourne. We prevailed in stiff competition against a field of 24 other contestants. The client liked our holistic value for money approach including our MiniLogger smart metering offering. It meant that we did not submit the cheapest tender but the one that best addressed Deakin University's needs. If you want to work with the leader of the pack too, contact us now. WaterGroup. water audit, smart metering, smart water metering, leakage detection

03 May 2010

Press releases

Gold Medal Water Savings for Logan Hyperdome

WaterGroup - Saving water at the Logan Hyperdome Shopping Centre has now been made easier due to WaterGroup. Our advanced smart water metering project now allows individual tenants to be monitored and water savings achieved. WaterGroup and the Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Kate Jones officially launched this project on the 7th of April labelled by the Minister as a "world first" in water wise management. For more info click here

07 Apr 2010

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