Council has introduced an automatic telemetric water system to reduce labour costs in providing adequate dry season water regimes, however vandalism and insect attack can cause problems.
Where-ever possible underground bores are used to water Councils grassed areas in an effort to save costs and improve efficiency. Approximately $100,000 a year is spent on watering public parks.
Solar telemetric irrigation controls have been introduced to reduce installation and operational costs.
Irrigation issues can be reported to:
Technical Services-Open Spaces
p: (08) 8935 9922