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Public Water Refilling Stations

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Choose Tap

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (PMHC) is helping customers enjoy a healthy, environmentally friendly and low-cost community lifestyle through Choose Tap.

Water Refill Stations provide access to free drinking water in public spaces.  In the Port Macquarie-Hastings area, there are stations installed at: 

Port Macquarie     Wauchope Lake Cathie / Bonny Hills / Camden Haven
  • Ascot Park, Phillip Charley Drive
  • Blair Reserve, Blair Street
  • Crestwood Park, Crestwood Drive
  • Flynns Beach, Tuppenny Road 
  • Indoor Stadium, Hibbard Drive 
  • Kooloonbung Creek Nature Reserve, Gordon Street
  • Lighthouse Beach, Matthew Flinders Drive
  • Miners Beach Exit Track, Lighthouse Beach Road
  • Mrs York's Garden, Corner Grant and Stewart Street
  • Oxley Beach, Pacific Drive
  • Oxley Oval, Pacific Drive 
  • Red Ochre Park, Verne Prescott Retreat
  • Regional Sports Stadium, Boundary Street
  • Rocky Beach Lookout, Pacific Drive
  • Rotary Park, Stewart Street
  • Ruins Way Park, The Ruins Way
  • Sea Acres, Pacific Drive
  • Settlement Point Reserve, Settlement Point Road
  • Shelly Beach, Shelly Beach Road
  • Stuart Park Off Leash Dog Park, Wood Street
  • Stuart Park, Wood Street
  • Town Beach Park, Alban Place 
  • Town Beach Reserve, Elliott Way
  • Town Green, Horton Street 
  • Town Square, Horton Street
  • Tuffins Lane Sports Fields, Tuffins Lane
  • Wayne Richards Park, Koala Street
  • Westport Park, Park Street
  • Windmill Hill Reserve, Pacific Drive



  • Bain Park, High Street
  • Blackbutt Park, Peppermint Crescent
  • Cowarra Dam Picnic Area, Forest Oak Road
  • Jack Dwyer Reserve Boardwalk, River Street 
  • Jim Maxwell Reserve, Glenview Drive 
  • Lasiandra Park, Cameron Street 
  • Wauchope off Leash Dog Park, Blackbutt Drive


  • Bruce Porter Reserve, Short Street, Laurieton 

  • Community Hall Reserve, Graham Street, Bonny Hills
  • Foreshore Reserve, Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie
  • Henry Kendall Reserve Off Leash Dog Park, Laurieton
  • Kendall Sports Grounds, Railway Street, Kendall (amenities and cricket nets)
  • Kew Community Park, Nancy Bird Walton Drive, Kew 
  • Laurieton School of Arts, Bold Street, Laurieton 

  • Ostler Park, Ocean Drive, North Haven

  • Rainbow Beach, Beach Street, Bonny Hills

  • Wall Reserve Playground, The Parade, North Haven

* Along with free water refill stations, PMHC has also invested in portable water refill stations to support sustainability at Council sponsored events.

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The Choose Tap app helps you find tap water when your need it. With over 1000 locations, you can find tap water wherever you are. Browse and locate nearby taps on a map and get directions.

The Choose Tap app is available from the Apps Store and Google Play.

  • plastic bottles that contribute to land fill each year. (Source: VicHealth).

This page was last updated on: 23 July 2021