Certain products must have water efficiency rating labels displayed next to them when being sold in New Zealand.
Having this information about a product's water consumption and efficiency means that you can make a more informed purchasing decision when buying products that use water.
What products do the rules apply to?
The New Zealand Water Efficiency Labelling Scheme (WELS) applies to these new products:
What are the rules?
The above water-using products must have a WELS label, to show how water efficient the product is, either next to the product or at the point of sale. The rules apply to products being sold in store or online.