Rethinking irrigation from the ground up

Leading the world with 21st century wicking technology

Greening our public spaces

Helping combat climate change

Saving water and maintenance time

Reducing the cost of urban greening

Promoting Food Security

Making food growing easier

Modern wicking makes WaterUps® a truly sustainable irrigation system

  • Save Water
  • Save Time
  • Grow Healthier Plants

WaterUps® wicking products

  • are Australian made from recycled plastic
  • are modular and scalable so they can be used in small, medium, and large growing spaces
  • combat water waste with low tech sustainable watering solutions
  • help overcome drought and increasing water use restrictions

Kilograms of plastic diverted from landfill

Litres of water saved compared to conventional watering

It’s time to fundamentally rethink plant watering

Given the challenges confronting us with climate change, we have to be much more efficient in the use of our scarce water resources. WaterUps® provides the perfect solution for saving water, time, and growing healthy plants. Our video shows you the diverse range of potential applications for WaterUps® wicking cell technology.


Waterups® can play an important role in landscape design. Offering sustainable planning to help you save water and make urban greenspaces much easier to maintain, whether you’re working on a small residential balcony or large-scale commercial developments and civil works.

Schools & ELC's

Involving students in food gardens is a rewarding and educational experience with academic, social, and environmental benefits. Working with Waterups® to create sustainable gardens helps them develop knowledge and skills for sustainable living.

Public Spaces

Community gardens are a great way to bring people together, grow food, and reconnect with nature. Waterups® has significant involvement in the community garden sector. We have also worked with a number of local government bodies on other urban greening projects such as streetscapes and CBD areas.

Landscape Contractors

WaterUps® were originally designed with the landscaper in mind. We wanted to offer a product that made it easy for landscapers to install wicking systems. Landscape contractors can apply for access to Trade Pricing on our range of Waterups® wicking bed products? We have some incredible options that will suit any project.

Latest WaterUps® News

What to do in your wicking bed this month – June 21

What to do in your wicking bed this month – June 21

Growing edible plants on a balcony is easy with WaterUps® Square Planters. Six weeks ago I started a vegetable garden in nine (9) WaterUps® Square Planters that would fill a normal sized sunny balcony.

How WaterUps® reduced maintenance costs at the Crowne Plaza, Hobart

How WaterUps® reduced maintenance costs at the Crowne Plaza, Hobart

The design the rooftop bar of the Crown Plaza in Hobart included perimeter garden beds featuring Australian bush tucker plants. The challenge was how to keep the plants alive without excessive maintenance in the exposed locations. That is why they used WaterUps®.

20 Million litres of water saved

20 Million litres of water saved

Waterups® is proud to announce that we have passed a major milestone of 20 million litres of water saved – that’s the volume of 8 Olympic sized swimming pools!

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