Water Conservation

This page includes information on the water retrofit service, water conservation advisor and water conservation tips

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During the summer months, water is saved through water usage restrictions and a pro-active "Summer on the Coast" publicity programme which encourages sensible water use.  

Water Conservation Advice

Get free help with saving water from the Water Conservation Advice program.

Water Retrofit Service

  Helping make saving water affordable During the summer months, outdoor water use (washing cars or boats, watering the garden or lawn) puts a lot of demand on our water supplies. Kāpiti Coast District Council supports the use of rainwater and greywate...

Water conservation tips

There are many simple things we can do to reduce the financial and environmental costs of wasting water. Watch our video on saving water in and around the home. Outdoor water use Using water outside can significantly increase the total amount of water...

Where do we use our water?

In the home, water use increases dramatically with the onset of summer.  For example, if you leave the sprinkler on for an hour you will use 1000 litres of water. A 2007 study by BRANZ, a research and information company providing services for the...