How we use water

About 63% of the South West region’s total water use is by the agriculture sector. 14% is used in urban areas for households, commercial and parks and gardens; while heavy industry and mining make up 12% and 11% of the region’s total water use respectively.

Case Studies

Data Source

  • Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER). Annual water abstraction dataset. [Accessed Feb. 2018].