Water saving grants: apply now

Applications are now open for the 2011–2012 water saving grants program.

$250,000 is available to support to eligible businesses and community groups actively trying to reduce water usage.

The program, now in its third year, has so far seen $450,000 awarded to 15 businesses and not-for-profit groups, resulting in an estimated saving of around 450 million litres of water. 

Successful past projects included:

  • Bellarine Bayside Caravan Park, Portarlington: automatic shower timers
  • Lorne Community Hospital: rainwater tank for emergency fire fighting
  • Winchelsea Men's Shed and community garden: rainwater tank and tank-to-toilet system
  • Curlewis Golf Club: sewer mining project
  • Clifton Springs Golf Club: irrigation dams
  • Chilwell Primary School: replacement of drinking taps
  • Brotherhood of St Lawrence: rainwater tanks for residential housing
  • General Practitioners Association of Geelong: dual flush toilets and water-efficient washing machine. 

Applications for the 2011–2012 funding close Friday 30 December 2011.


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