Products and services labelled with the Smart Approved WaterMark have been accessed by independent experts to make sure they achieve water efficiencies (as well as being fit for purpose, sustainable, meeting regulations and standards).
All water using products in kitchens and bathrooms have had their water efficiency rated as part of the Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme. Those products display a water rating label or text advice with products in store and online. Look for the label. It can help you make informed choices about the water efficiency of products for your home or business.
Important information is provided on the water rating label including:
At the bottom of the label you can find the registration and product information that includes:
Dishwasher and washing machine labels also list the model and cycle used to test water efficiency.
Use the information in this section of the label to decide if the model and cycle tested meet your needs, and to search the product database to verify the water rating information, before you buy products in store or online.
Find the product by searching for the:
Products that are not in the WELS database are not registered. It is illegal to supply unregistered products, and the water rating information on an unregistered product may be false or misleading.
Check the product database to confirm the registration status and water efficiency information for products you are planning to buy.