Smart WaterMark undertakes a number of research studies, often with partners, to help inform future water efficiency work. You can download summary reports for free below. If you would like access to the raw data and full report, please contact us.
2012 Survey of Water Management Practices and Attitudes in the Nursery Industry
2011 Industry Survey of Manufacturers of Water Saving Technologies
Consumer awareness and attitudes to saving water
In November 2011, NewsPoll conducted its fifth water saving consumer survey for Smart Approved WaterMark. The survey results can be downloaded below.
2011 NewsPoll Survey
2011 NewsPoll Report (532kb pdf)
An industry survey was also undertaken by Smart WaterMark looking at the uptake of water conservation measures across the Australian Horticulture industry. Click here to download the pdf.
Previous Newspoll surveys
2009 NewsPoll Survey
2009 NewsPoll Report (651kb pdf)
2008 NewsPoll Survey
2008 NewsPoll Summary (42kb pdf)
2007 NewsPoll Survey
2007 NewsPoll Summary (35kb pdf)
2006 NewsPoll Survey
Media release: Water restrictions? People in cities beg to differ.
NGIA NewsPoll research
In July 2008, the Nursery and Garden Industry, Australia (one of the founding partners of the Smart Approved WaterMark scheme) released its latest NewsPoll survey findings. For more information, read the research summary and accompanying media release.