Man wondering how much to water his garden

So, why do we need to save water in the Top End?

In Darwin we use more water than can be captured and supplied in the long term and almost 60% of household water use is in the garden.

So, use the Weather Web this wet season to help you save water! You can tell how much it's rained in or near your suburb and find out when you can stop watering your garden. This can help you save thousands of litres of water by not overwatering. How smart is that? Generally, all your garden needs is 30 mm of water each week.

Visit the Weather Web

Find out why we need to save water in Darwin

Save water in your garden by checking your local weather.

Wanguri Primary School

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09 December 2019 at 9:34am

Charles Darwin University, Casuarina

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39.0mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Wulagi Primary School

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42.5mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

St Paul’s Nightcliff

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30.4mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Woodroffe Primary School

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10.9mm
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16 December 2019 at 12:49pm

Sanderson Middle School

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46.6mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Anula Primary School

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6.1mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Stuart Park Primary

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20.4mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Bees Creek Primary School

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3.5mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Humpty Doo Primary School

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54.9mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Darwin Middle School

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22.1mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Casuarina Senior College

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0.0mm
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54.1mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Dripstone Middle School

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0.0mm
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23.9mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Forrest Parade School (Bellamack)

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28.5mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Driver Primary

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18.2mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Leanyer School

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34.7mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Durack School

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14.7mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Mackillop Catholic College (Johnston)

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6.1mm
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16 December 2019 at 2:42pm

Karama Primary School

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0.0mm
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33.3mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Living Water Smart HQ

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23.4mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:30pm

Malak Primary School

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0.0mm
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36.1mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Girraween Primary School

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0.0mm
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0.8mm
Updated on
13 December 2019 at 4:38pm

Millner Pre-School

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0.0mm
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3.8mm
Updated on
14 December 2019 at 8:27am

Wagaman Primary School

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45.7mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

Moil Primary School

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0.0mm
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0.5mm
Updated on
12 December 2019 at 9:40am

Gray Primary School

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0.0mm
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0.0mm
Updated on
02 December 2018 at 1:53pm

Parap Primary School

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25.9mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:30pm

Sacred Heart Catholic School (Woodroffe)

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08 December 2019 at 10:21pm

Taminmin College (Humpty Doo)

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35.6mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:30pm

Milkwood Steiner School (Berrimah)

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0.0mm
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17.6mm
Updated on
16 December 2019 at 2:44pm

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