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Water Centre - Quick facts

The Water Centre has been designed to meet the following criteria:

  • To incorporate innovative ways to use less energy, minimal water, and recycled materials whenever possible
  • To generate less waste throughout construction
  • To provide a healthy and dynamic working environment for City employees

Water Centre quick facts

  • 100 per cent daylight
  • 95 per cent recycling of excess construction material
  • 72 per cent reduction in waste water
  • 59 per cent reduction in water use
  • 58 per cent savings in annual energy consumption, roughly saving $108,000 per year
  • Reduction of 800 metric tonnes of CO2, equivalent to roughly 430 hot air balloons
  • And over 700,000 kilograms of reinforcing steel used was recycled product.