Author Archives: Cail Rayment

International perspectives on water photography

This year’s Open Category for the savewater! awards® features an all-international group of finalists; hailing from Bangladesh, India, the Philippines, South Africa, and Austria. It’s great to see such a range of countries engaging in raising awareness of water issues.

Promising futures for senior school photographic finalists

Promising future for senior school photographers!The finalists have been announced for the 2012 savewater! awards photographic competition Senior category (13 – 17 years old). This award is designed to recognise creative talent by capturing water conservation imagery as the key focus. Always an exciting category, check out the great work from the budding photographers…

Great work capturing water from these young whippersnappers

The finalists have been announced for the 2012 savewater! awards photographic competition Junior category (up to 12 years old). This award is designed to recognise creative talent by capturing water conservation imagery as the key focus. Check out the great work from the budding photographers.

Global leaders in sustainability announced for the 2012 savewater! awards®

The finalists for the national 2012 savewater! awards® have been announced, with 43 exceptional finalists being selected from over 1,000 applications across Australia and internationally. Who are the global leaders in sustainability? Let’s find out…

Blast your way (efficiently) and WIN with Garden Fury

The savewater!® Games Arcade has just added its newest and most action-packed game just in time for Spring. Grab your water-efficient trigger nozzle and take aim at ‘GARDEN FURY‘.

Emerald Primary wins $1,000 for its commitment to sustainability – could your school be next?

Emerald Primary School has struck gold, becoming the first school in Yarra Valley Water’s service area to win $1,000 for downloading savewater! online Educational Resources for teachers.

Striving for Green (not Gold) at the London Olympics

We can all strive for green!With only a couple days left of the London 2012 Olympic Games, we have seen plenty of athletes striving for gold but this Olympics could be the one remembered for its unrivalled drive for green – the environment, that is. London 2012 will go down as the most sustainable Olympics yet, however anything less would have been unacceptable. Here’s why:

Save the environment, win $1,000

Save the environment, win $1,000Are you saving the planet in the face of rising population and increased cost of living? Do you care about the environment and our water supply despite abundant rainfall and overflowing dams? Tell us how you are using water efficiently and you could win $1,000 in the savewater! Awards Australian Achiever category.

Your chance to win $1,000 for your sporting club or community group

Your chance to win $1,000 for your local community group  We love communities. And we love what holds them together: Community Groups and sporting clubs. We especially love community groups when they help to save the planet, no matter what their purpose is. Community groups like this should be recognised for their hard work and dedication. That’s why we’re giving a deserving community group $1,000 and international recognition in the 2012 savewater! awards®. We’d love for it to be your community’s year.

POOP! The four letter word no one is talking about…

The western “flush” toilet was invented in 1775 and over 200 years later, the world has made astounding technological advances. Yet the toilet remains unchanged. With it taking LITRES of water per flush, the world’s water supply simply can’t support our toilets. Something needs to be done. Find out about the new toilets being developed for the future