When considering the growing need to preserve water, there are a number of ways in which water can be recycled and reused around your home, these include recycling wastewater and recycling rainwater. Recycling wastewater Reusing household wastewater to water gardens or lawns can help save hundreds of litres of fresh water each day. Recycling wastewater…

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Changing rainfall patterns and drought has meant Australians have become accustomed to living with water restrictions. Water restrictions are essential to ensure healthy and reliable water supplies now and into the future.   Restrictions will depend on how much rain has fallen in the water catchment near where you live, and on dam levels. Restrictions…

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Changing rainfall patterns and drought has meant Australians have become accustomed to living with water restrictions. Water restrictions are essential to ensure healthy and reliable water supplies now and into the future. Restrictions will depend on how much rain has fallen in the water catchment near where you live, and on dam levels. Restrictions are…

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As the temperature rises, so does the temptation to crank up the air conditioner. But there are ways to reduce the summer heat in your home before resorting to mechanical cooling. Direct sunlight on windows can produce as much heat as a radiator, so shade exterior windows (especially north and west-facing ones) with blinds and…

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The team at The Martins Group would like to thank you for your support over the past year and wish you a safe and happy festive season.   Our office will be closed from 12pm Friday 20th December and reopen on Monday 6th January.   Our service paging line – 02 4629 6633 – will…

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The summer of living greener

  When the mercury’s rising and summer’s in full swing it’s the season to cook outdoors, camp under the stars, and drive off into the sunset for a bit of time out.   It’s also the season when water usage, electricity and fuel bills can soar as we try to keep cool, keep the garden…

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  Spending time outdoors is an essential aspect of the Australian way of life. Homeowners are showing more interest in taking care of and utilising their backyard so they are getting the most use out of it. By following a few of these tips related to your lawn and landscaping, you can save energy, water…

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An important responsibility of individuals and businesses is ensuring that water restriction rules are adhered to, in order to help protect and preserve this precious resource. If these rules are not followed individuals and businesses can face fines if the rules are breached. Sydney Water provides the following guidelines which apply to those living in…

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