Victoria's Schools Water Efficiency Program - Programme snapshot [Jan 2017]

Last Modified: Thu Aug 16 2018 14:07:01 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2006
    SWEP launched by the Victorian government as part of its Water Live it Learn it programme. This "first" phase of SWEP was an audit and retrofit program.
  • 1,700
    schools participated, reducing their water use by implementing low-cost, water-efficient plumbing solutions.
  • 2012
    SWEP Phase 2 is launched to build on the success of the earlier years with $3 million funding allocated by the Victorian government.
  • 886
    schools participating in the programme as of Jan 2017.
  • 3.0 billion litres
    of water saved collectively by participating schools since 2012.
  • $8.7 million
    savings in water and sewage related charges across participating schools since 2012.