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Caroma 'H2Zero Cube' waterless urinal, 2007

This is a Caroma 'H2Zero Cube' waterless urinal with cartridge components and accessories, manufactured from ceramics, plastic and metal, designed and made by Caroma Dorf, New South Wales. It comprises a white vitreous china wall-hung urinal containing a waterless cartridge with fixing bracket and bolts, a replaceable 'Bio ...

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Hand-drawn plan for water efficient garden, 1999

This is a plan hand-drafted by designer Wendy van Dok in 1999. It is a landscape plan for her own water efficient garden, and includes a large plant list featuring many drought-tolerant Australian native species. The plan, which is part of the Water Smart Home Collection at Museum Victoria, is 570 mm in width by 390 mm in height.

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Plan for a domestic greywater treatment system, 2003

This is a plan for a domestic greywater treatment system. It was drafted by Stuart McQuire for the Envirowater Greywater Treatment System that he wanted to, and later did, install in his home. He submitted the plan to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria as part of the process of receiving approval. The plan ...

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'Helpful hints for waterwise gardeners' booklet, South East Water, 2004

This is a 20-page booklet called 'Helpful hints for waterwise gardeners', published in 2004 by South East Water and the Nursery and Garden Industry Association of Victoria. The cover shown here features a photograph of a newly purchased native plant being held by a smiling young girl. The booklet is part of the Water Smart ...

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'Helpful hints for waterwise gardeners' leaflet, City West Water, 1996

This is a leaflet published by City West Water and the Nursery Industry Association of Victoria in 1996. It formed part of a community education program to 'help gardeners reduce their water consumption'. Its cover page advertises that it will give '7 simple secrets from the experts to help your garden thrive ... using ...

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'Turning blue: wise ways with water around your home', City of Melbourne, 2004

This is the cover of a 2004 booklet called 'Turning blue: wise ways with water around your home', which was produced by the City of Melbourne as part of their 'Total watermark' strategy. The cover features a flourishing wetland scene complete with five waterbirds and plenty of vegetation. This item is part of the Water ...

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Brochure - 'Save water around your home and garden', Yarra Valley Water, 2001

This is a folded brochure published by Yarra Valley Water in 2001 and distributed to householders with their water bill. Its front page bears the title 'Save water around your home and garden', accompanied by a red, catalogue-style 'NEW! Water Efficiency Appraisal' banner. This item is part of the Water Smart Home Collection ...

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'You can water your garden' card, 2004

This is a colour card published and distributed by the Nursery and Garden Industry Association, Victoria. It provides information about Stage 2 water restrictions in Melbourne, which were current until 1 March 2005. On the reverse side, it lists the 'permanent water savings measures' effective from 1 March 2005. The card ...

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'Water saver kit', 2003

This is a promotional folder titled 'Water saver kit', published by the Victorian Government in 2003. The cover is blue and white with a water ripple graphic design. At the bottom right is the Victorian Government's 'Our water our future' logo. The folder measures 315 mm by 230 mm.

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'Working together to save water' booklet, 2003

This illustrated 18-page booklet promotes water conservation. It was published in October 2003 by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment. On the blue-and-white cover, the title of the booklet, 'Working together to save water', is set against a background design of water rippling. At the bottom right ...

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'Easy ways to be a water saver' brochure, 2003

This is a brochure promoting water conservation, published by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment in October 2003. The blue-and-white cover includes the title - 'Easy ways to be a water saver', a background design showing water rippling, and the Victorian Government's 'Our water our future' logo. ...

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'Watersmart: garden and homes rebate scheme' brochure, 2003

This is a colour brochure promoting domestic water conservation in gardens and homes. It was published by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment in October 2003. The cover shows a man selecting a water-efficient showerhead, and a woman in the background also looking at showerheads. Text on the cover ...

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'Healthy waterways' postcard, 2003

This is a postcard published by and promoting Melbourne Water, a water management organisation owned by the Victorian Government. One side of the postcard has photographs of a creek and a platypus. At the bottom is the text 'healthy waterways'. The reverse side provides information about the role of Melbourne Water in managing ...

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'Making Melbourne the world's most water-sensitive city' brochure, 2003

This is a colour brochure that promotes and was published by Melbourne Water, a water management organisation owned by the Victorian Government. The cover includes the title of the brochure - 'Making Melbourne the world's most water-sensitive city', a photograph of a large body of water with land in the background, and ...

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'Be a water saver' magnetic promotional card, 2003

This is a magnetic card promoting domestic water conservation. It was published by the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment. The card is circular with a smaller arrow in the centre, which moves to point at six different ways to save water within the home and the litres of water that can be saved. The card ...

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Water tank, LUMI brand, c2005

This is a blue 'LUMI' brand water tank, manufactured by Full Tank. Its capacity is 300 litres and its components include casing, lights and taps. It is part of the Water Smart Home Collection at Museum Victoria, and is 6740 mm wide, 11630 mm high and 610 mm in diameter.

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Garden tap fitting, c1950

This is a garden tap fitting. Although the attachment has no clear marking or branding, it is believed by the donor to be a tap fitting from a domestic water tank.

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Garden hose attachment nozzle, c1980

This is a garden hose attachment collected as part of Museum Victoria's 'Curator for a Day' project, in which students chose items for inclusion in the Water Smart Home Collection. It is 165 mm long and has a diameter of 30 mm.

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Garden soaker hose, c2000

This is a garden soaker hose 15 m in length, translucent green in colour, and with a black plastic tap attachment at one end. It was collected as part of Museum Victoria's 'Curator for a Day' project and is in the Water Smart Home Collection.

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Water: H2O = life

This resource provides an in-depth look at the many ways that water shapes life on Earth. It investigates cultural and spiritual aspects of water, pressing environmental issues and actions we can take. This website is based on the National Museum of Australia exhibition 'Water: H2O = Life'.