Residential Pools and Spas

SA Water recognises the Climate Care Certified program

July 1, 2020

Under SA Water’s Water Wise Measures there are several activities where homeowners can apply for an exemption by completing a permit. Exemptions may include pre-wetting a construction site, filling swimming pools and using twist nozzles.

SPASA Australia has been working with SA Water to ensure that water is being used efficiently through the Climate Care Certified program and their Water – Best Practice Debunking Myths brochure.

How to apply for a permit

The new SA Water Swimming Pool Permit Process now requires proof of purchase of an approved pool cover – that is, one that is approved by Climate Care Certified or Smart WaterMark.

Once the homeowner has purchased their approved pool cover, they will need to fill in the online form located on the SA Water website at:


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