Save water and reduce your bill

People are being encourged to save water this summer.

Tauranga City Council is offering a free home visit service to help residents reduce their water bill this summer.

The Waterline education and advisory service is designed to help customers save water and money by making their homes more water efficient. 

Water Education Programme Specialist Hannah Sherratt says Waterline Advisors offered simple but effective ways to cut water consumption in the home. 

“Running toilets, dripping taps and other undetected household leaks are some of the biggest reasons for water loss and unnecessary cost, so it's important to have them repaired. 

“A Waterline Advisor can visit your house to check for leaks, show you how to read your meter, and give you suggestions on how to conserve water. They will also give advice on other water-related matters such as your gully traps. 

Tauranga City Council Waterline Advisors, Alan Bussey, left, and Humphrey Brookie.

“We also offer a free ‘how to' service on tap and toilet washer changes that you can do yourself. 

“These simple measures can result in substantial water savings and I encourage residents to take advantage of this great service by giving us a call.” 

You can request a visit from a Waterline Advisor by calling the Customer Service team on (07) 577 7000. 

For more information on Waterline, visit


The more you save?

Posted on 02-11-2017 13:10 | By MISS ADVENTURE

They will simply put up the price, TGA water consumption has been dropping since meters were introduced despite ratepayers saying "NO" in droves at the time, they did it anyway.

rain water

Posted on 02-11-2017 10:24 | By I like Papamoa.

what is the council's position on people using rain water tanks for garden, toilet and laundry? Is that something encouraged too?

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