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Choose Tap

Where does my water come from? Why does it taste like that? Learn why choosing tap is a better option, and book a water refill station for your next event. Click on the image to learn more.

High quality water

Drinking water in Australia is governed by strict controls through the Australian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines. Find out more about your tap water and why it is the smarter choice.

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Waterwise Tips

Informed communities make better decisions. Learn how you can become a water warrior with our waterwise tips that is easy to share on social media. Follow this link and start spreading the word.

Learn and share waterwise tips

Whether we’re coping with drought or floods, using water wisely benefits us all.

Find out how you can save money whilst saving water.

qldwater on tap is a campaign initiated by the Queensland Water Directorate and the Local Government Association Queensland to raise awareness of water issues affecting Queensland communities. We collate useful publicly available information to offer Queensland communities waterwise information directly relevant to them.

Queensland water news on tap

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Furpheys and Scuttlebutts

Does anyone else feel the demise of the drinking fountain, a.k.a. ‘the bubbler’, as a great loss to our society? [...]

Imagine a day without water

Can you imagine even one day without water? No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to [...]

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Refuse Reduce Reuse Recycle

While researching the qldwater on tap campaign, I read enough journal articles, research papers and books and watched countless documentaries to [...]

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Manhole Monday

There is something eerie lurking beneath our feet in cities and towns across the world. It’s not something we like to [...]

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