Teas of the world

Teas of the world stories

Meet four Sydneysiders and discover the role our tap water plays in one of their much-loved cultural traditions.

Connie – Home Grown Mint Tea

Ravi – Indian Street Style Chai

José – Maté

Joyce – Chinese Black Tea with Chrysantheum

My Sydney Water Stories

My drinking water stories

Access to safe and filtered drinking water wasn’t always as easy as turning on the tap.  Hear Azam and Abby’s stories.

Azam Muhammad from Pakistan

Abby Lau from Malaysia

Sydney Water Pop Up Water Bar

Sydney Water Pop Up Water Bar

2016 marked the debut Sydney Water’s Pop Up Water Bar. Our mixologists served refreshing water infusions, such as Strawberry Mint Water or Lemon Lime Water, and chilled tap water. We answered customers’ questions and educated about where our drinking water comes from and what we do to make sure quality is assuredOur Water Bar was a featured attraction at the Sydney Festival, Parramatta’s Australia Day celebrations, The Royal Easter Show and more. It gave Sydneysiders a chance to stop have a chat, relax and have a wellness drink on us.

Sydney Water’s Pop Up Water Bar

Art & About: The H20 Water Bar

Art & About: The H20 Water Bar

The H20 Water Bar was an experiential exhibit, which let the public sample drinking water from all over Australia. Created by artist Janet Laurence and produced by the City of Sydney, it was held in the Paddington Reservoir Gardens. Our education team supported the event which by showcasing our most important resource – drinking water – in a fun and thought provoking way.

Education Officer: Louise Roberts

The Artist: Janet Laurence