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WaterRight Gardens webtool

WaterRight Garden

With extended dry spells and drought conditions becoming increasingly common, protecting our valuable water resources is a top priority for many ACT households.

The WaterRight Gardens webtool is a handy piece of software which allows you to develop more accurate watering schedules for your garden, potentially saving money on your water bills in the process.

Based on the soil, vegetation and climate characteristics of Canberra's residential gardens — as well  the information you provide about the specifics of your own garden — the WaterRight Gardens webtool will generate recommendations on  how much water your garden really needs, and the best time to apply this water.

You can also learn more about factors that influence garden water use by referring to the WaterRight Gardens Best Practice Guidelines and fact sheets. For more information, call Access Canberra on 13 22 81 or jump to the Getting Started section below.


Information contained in and provided by this WaterRight Gardens Webtool is intended as a guide only. Users of the Webtool take responsibility for investigating and understanding the current water restrictions and any other Territory requirements that may apply in the ACT when making selections on this Webtool and using information subsequently provided. The Australian Capital Territory Government will not be liable for any loss, damage, injury arising directly or indirectly from use of the Webtool and/or reliance by any party on information and/or data obtained from this Webtool. Users make use of the data available from the Webtool entirely at their own risk.