Two major environmental issues facing the City are climate change and sustainable water management. The City has recognised its responsibility to act on these important issues and has developed a Sustainable Water Management Plan and a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Plan.
The City also participates in the Waterwise Council and Cities Power Partnership programs.
The City’s revised Sustainable Water Management Plan was adopted in September 2018. This plan covers water conservation and water quality issues (such as litter) with a focus on City-owned assets.
A number of initiatives have been implemented as part of the original and revised plan including:
Please refer to the City’s Climate Change page for more details on energy initiatives.