Water Works, Water Wise - supporting The Working Wetlands

  • The Friends launched Water Works, Water Wise, in 2002 to celebrate their 20th Anniversary. It is a long term project to finance the upgrading and completion of much of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne’s irrigation system. 
  • Since then over $450,000 has been donated to the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne through this project. 
  • Donations to the RBGV's Working Wetlands Project also fall under Water Works, Water Wise

To date Water Works, Water Wise has funded -

  •     upgraded computerised irrigation infrastructure
  •     installation of irrigation to the Southern Cross (Theatre) Lawn
  •     installation of irrigation to Ian Potter Childrens’ Garden
  •     installation of irrigation to the Rare & Threatened Species Bed
  •     installation of irrigation and misting system in the Fern Gully
  •     upgrade of irrigation in the RBG Nursery
  •     $70,000 towards Guilfoyle's Volcano
  •     $210,000 over 3 years - Working Wetlands Project