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Sustainability Fact Sheets

The City of Salisbury is committed to ensuring the future growth of the city is sustainable and that the most valuable natural resources are maintained with efficiency, enhanced amenity and environmentally friendly contributions to the social well being of the whole community.

A range of brochures and fact sheets are available from Council and may be downloaded in Adobe PDF format from this page.

Sustainable Salisbury Brochure

The City of Salisbury is a Council area of 161 square kilometres extending from the Para escarpment and the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges in the east to the shores of Gulf St. Vincent in the west.
Sustainable Salisbury Fact Sheet

Energy Fact Sheet

The City of Salisbury is a leader in developing strategies to conserve energy and to identify renewable energy sources.
Energy Fact Sheet

Managing Waste Fact Sheet

'Waste not, want not.' This is an old saying with a new and important relevance. In the quest for sustainable development, waste management is one of the most critical issues facing the world in the 21st century.
Mawson Lakes Recycled Water Scheme Fact Sheet

Mawson Lakes Recycled Water Scheme Fact Sheet

Sustaining natural water supplies – and protecting eco-systems that depend on it – is way of life in Mawson Lakes. It happens every time a person in Mawson Lakes waters their garden, washes their car or flushes their toilet.
Mawson Lakes Recycled Water Scheme Fact Sheet

St Kilda Fact Sheet

To understand the beauty and diversity of a healthy coastal ecosystem, people need only venture onto the boardwalk at the St Kilda Mangrove Trail and witness communities of birds, fish and crustaceans living in the ebb and flow.
St. Kilda Fact Sheet

The Coastline Fact Sheet

Along the Barker Inlet and the Port River estuary on Salisbury's western boundary, unique eco-systems support a breeding ground and nursery for some of the State's most important species of fish and birdlife.
Coastline Fact Sheet

Integrated Water Management Plan Fact Sheet

The City of Salisbury is looking to implement Australia's first totally integrated water management plan to efficiently harness and manage systems for rainwater, stormwater, groundwater, recycled wastewater and potable water.
Integrated Water Management Plan Fact Sheet

Wetlands Fact Sheet

In the dramatic population growth of the 1960s and 1970s, much of the natural vegetation and landscape diversity of Salisbury was forsaken to make way for homes, factories and roads. The original low woodland was almost totally cleared, except for small pockets of remnant native vegetation on hills and in gullies.
Wetlands Fact Sheet