Innovative ways to be efficient with water

Jurisdiction: Australia

Innovative ideas about water efficiency. Climate change means that we will have more unpredictable weather. Some of Australia is in drought and some areas have plenty of water. That changes each year. Water efficiency was a focus around the millennium drought. We want new, innovative and untapped ideas on ways to be efficient with water use. These ideas could include how we use water, how we can save water, how we waste water, how everyone can make a difference in using water wisely, water rules and ideas on saving water for the future.

With population growth and climate change, the demand for water is increasing every day. How can we make use of what water we have in the most efficient way? We would like to generate new and innovative ideas to educate the community to be more water efficient. Is there a better way to educate and engage our youth and community to understand how much water we use, how we use it, how we can save it?

(The following does not form part of the challenge: Participants are invited to take a shortvideo/photos of themselves undertaking our challenges and post on Instagram #centralhighlandswater)

Our judging panel includes
Mr Anand Arivukkarasu, VP Product, Grin (Silicon Valley startup) and previously well-known Product & Growth Leader at Facebook from California USA

Central Highlands Water Govhack hub -

Further Information
1. Australian Curriculum -
2. Coliban Water -
3. Department of the Environment and Energy Australia -
4. Department Environment, Land, Water and Planning Victoria -
5. Digital metering program -
6. Government of Western Australia water efficiency -
7. Hunter Water -
8. Melbourne Water -
9. Power and Water NT -
10. Queensland Urban Water Utilities -
11. Schools Water Efficiency Program -
12. Smart Water Advice -
13. SA Water -
14. SEQ Water -
15. South East Water-
16. Sustainability Victoria -
17. Sydney Water -
18. Water Corporation -
19. Water Group -
20. Water in NSW -
21. Water Rating -
22. Western Water -
23. WSAA -
24. Vic Water -
25. Victoria State Government Planning -

Eligibility: Australia Only

Entry: Challenge entry is avilable to all teams in Australia.

Dataset Highlight

Power and Water NT

Water Monitoring Information Portal

Melbourne Water

Bureau of Meteorology water data

Central Highlands Water Govhack hub

Australian Curriculum

Coliban Water

Department of the Environment and Energy Australia

Department Environment Land Water and Planning Victoria

Digital metering program

Government of Western Australia water efficiency

Hunter Water

Queensland Urban Water Utilities

Schools Water Efficiency Program

Smart Water Advice

SA Water

SEQ Water

South East Water

Sustainability Victoria

Sydney Water

Water Corporation

Water Group

Water in NSW

Water Rating

Western Water


Vic Water

Victoria State Government Planning

Australian Government Geoscience Australia

Bureau of Meteorology water information

Bureau of Meteorology climate data

DELWP Water monitoring

Central Highlands Water water storages

Government of WesternAustralia Department of Water and Environmental Regulations data

Northern Territory Government water data portal

All Water Data - Groundwater Construction

Victorian Councils Rates

Water connect - SA Realtime water data

Water NSW - Realtime


Melbourne Water

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ElectronicallyE - H2GO

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USC Innovative Engineers - AqWatch

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CeRDI-fied - ILI - Innovative Land Index

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Hacklings - Water Hacklings

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Engineering Hacks - Project 517

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Aquavo - Aquavo

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inclusivIT - Climate Change, Water Security and Education

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Deep Fried Brains - tell me a story

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GoWithTheFlow - War on Water Waste

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Green. - Project Splash!

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Droughts 'R' Us - Solving QLD's Droughts

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RoboRoyals - H2O Hub

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IoTusers - DroughtSolutions

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Ballarat Hackers - Rainfall Splashing in Puddles

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Checkpoint 2 Checkpoint

The Step Dads - My Environment

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SoloViz - Next H20

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Team 57k - Guided

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🌱Smart Green Growth🌱 - Sustainability

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ARIVS - NextCrops

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Checkpoint 3 Checkpoint

Keep The Kool Time (KTKT) - Water Aid

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There4 - Tidal Change

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Cicada - Waterwise

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inclusivIT - Accessible Toilet Finder

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Steve's Group - Yours Outdoors

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Checkpoint 4 Checkpoint

LAN19 - Project 10

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