SA Water has had a proud tradition of supplying essential water services to South Australians since 1856. With customers at the heart of everything, SA Water recognises that customers want leadership in responding to climate change. Joining Carbon Neutral Adelaide as a founding partner demonstrates SA Water’s ongoing commitment to being an industry leader and driving further emission reductions across the business. SA Water is proud to join with other partners to help achieve a carbon neutral Adelaide.
SA Water has been actively managing carbon emissions for many years and has targets formalised in a Climate Change Sector Agreement. These targets include 20% renewable energy generation from onsite and purchased renewable energy each year, and a commitment to reducing emissions by 60% of 1990 levels by 2050.
SA Water has implemented a number of initiatives to reduce its carbon footprint and operating costs for customers including: