WELS Flow Contoller

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

What is a Flow Controller and why are they so important?

This short animated explainer for the The Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) team is helping to inform Australians about flow controllers in taps and showers and why they are essential for maintaining water pressure and conserving water.

Sometimes house holders and plumbers remove flow controllers when installing a new tap or shower, mistakenly believing that this will make it work better.