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Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP)

Find leaks, save water and promote water education in your school.

SWEP example graphThe Schools Water Efficiency Program (SWEP) is a Victorian Government initiative that enables schools to track their water usage using data logger technology.

Since 2012, SWEP has identified and saved participating Victorian schools more than 2 billion litres of water equating to a saving of more than $5.7 million through early identification of leaks, faulty appliances and inefficient practices.

Using data loggers (which monitor daily water use in 15 minute intervals) participating schools are better able to understand their water use and identify faults or leaks that may not have been recognised as quickly, or at all. 

SWEP is available to every Victorian school. The program provides access to subsidised data loggers, a dedicated website, specialist advice and curriculum materials for monitoring and managing water consumption and continuing the water efficiency education of Victorian school children.

Register your school

Visit to learn more about the program, read case studies and see how this program can benefit your school or email [email protected].