Tips for business

Water saving is a responsibility for not only individuals but also businesses. We supply some helpful tips for you to implement at your workplace.

Man washing car
Mobile commercial operators are considered to be ... 'any person or entity conducting a business which is primarily focused on delivering a mobile cleaning service.' Examples include external cleaners, pet washers and mobile vehicle washing and detailing. If you use town water and you are operating as a mobile commercial washer within the Toowoomba Regional Council area, you must: be trained in efficient water use practices (usually by your industry association) be registered ...
Man cooking
Use these handy tips from the Queensland Government business and industry portal.  Install water efficient taps—lever or mixer taps let you find the right water temperature quickly install dual flush toilets set air-conditioning temperature (wherever possible) no lower than 24 degrees—you'll use less water in the cooling tower and save on energy use check for leaks in taps, pipes and hoses. ...
Water efficiency requirements now apply to a range of town water uses by business. These requirements are either provisions of the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 or part of the Toowoomba Regional Council water restriction arrangements. All non-residential customers using 10ML/yr or greater may be required to submit a Water Efficiency Management Plan (WEMP) to council for approval and report annually on its implementation. All non-residential premises using between 1 ...
What you need to know about Class C recycled water In the Toowoomba region about 1230 megalitres of recycled water a year are used for irrigating sports fields and golf courses as well as being used for power generation and dust suppression and coal washing. This provides several benefits for the regional community. The recycled water used on golf courses in the Toowoomba region is Class C water and is suitable for ...
What is an Active Playing Surface? An active playing surface is defined as: a turf cricket wicket and practice wickets a grass running or race track a bicycle race course a green (that is, croquet, bowling or golf) a golf tee-off area a tennis court a synthetic hockey pitch or synthetic bowling green any other principal part of a sports-ground used during a sport game or competition, but does not include the surrounding grassed surface of a sporting oval ...
Water use on nurseries, turf farms and market gardens Water from the reticulated (town) supply system cannot be used for watering commercial stock and production areas EXCEPT where: the watering is conducted in accordance with a water conservation plan (WCP) prepared in accordance with the WCP Guidelines that has been submitted to the service provider for approval but has not yet been approved; or the watering is conducted in accordance with an approved ...
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