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.
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.
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.
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
Often the first question we are asked by people who are not familiar with wicking is, “how does it work?” Well, we could, and usually do, explain that it is based on a scientific principle called capillary rise.
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®.
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!
This post will focus on how to grow a more diverse range of vegetables using seeds rather than seedlings.
In 2020, when Hobart Airport needed to reorganise and expand their drop off and pick up parking facilities, they also wanted to be able to showcase a ‘greener’ sustainable environment. To achieve this they used WaterUps
Eric Sturman from WaterUps joined Kosta as a co-host of the Sydney Edible Garden trail 2021