During the eligibility survey all households reported that they ‘always’ or ‘mostly always’ boiled their drinking water before consumption.
Households heated their water indoors over a plancha (wood stove). Most households did not actively monitor the boiling process; instead, the pot would be left over the heat all day.
Designed and made in Australia, Billi systems use premium filters for superior water quality. Their single under bench command centre features a full colour interactive touch screen with pin code protection and customisable settings including boiling water safety mode.
Zip HydroTap Design Range
The Zip HydroTap Design Range is an elegant, space and energy saving appliance that delivers filtered boiling, chilled and sparkling water. Its sophisticated functionality, paired with robust performance, redefines refreshment in the home and supports a healthy lifestyle.
This award winning appliance streamlines water solutions in the kitchen, removing the need for other appliances, bottled water or refrigeration. It provides filtered boiling, chilled and sparkling water from the one tap, plus unfiltered hot and cold sink water. Its single under bench command centre features a full colour interactive touch screen display with pin code protection, 3 energy saving modes including sensor activated “sleep when it’s dark”, and 0.2 micron water filtration.
Available in a range of finishes, the Zip HydroTap Design Range complements any kitchen aesthetic. The most popular finish is Matte Black, a modern classic that suits a wide range of kitchen styles. Its smudge-resistant surface is easy to clean and pairs beautifully with stainless steel appliances, door handles, drawer pulls and cupboard knobs. Chrome tapware is another long-running kitchen favourite, complementing all styles of kitchen from minimalist to maximalist. Brushed Gold and Rose Gold are currently experiencing a resurgence, adding richness and luxury to modern kitchens and working equally well with painted or stone cabinetry and benchtops. It’s no wonder that these stunning finishes were recognised by Australia’s peak international design awards, the 2021 Good Design Awards.
Zip HydroTap Classic
The Zip HydroTap Classic is a smart space and energy saving boiling water tap with the latest in filtration technology. It features a 0.2 micron taste filter that removes bacteria and other contaminants to give you the freshest tasting, healthier drinking water. It comes with a range of stylish tap colours and can be paired with a stand alone bench mounted drain font for areas where the system will be installed away from a sink.
Zip HydroTap Classic Plus and Touch-free Wave feature SteriTouch antimicrobial protection built into key water surfaces in the taps, making them the ideal solution for busy office environments. This includes the water tank, spigot and touchpad. This helps to reduce the spread of germs and improve hygiene for staff and visitors alike.
A Zip HydroTap is a great way to help reduce your environmental impact by eliminating the need for single use plastic bottles. The Classic and Classic Plus range offers irresistible filtered sparkling and boiling water on demand, advanced smart technology and beautiful design.
All Zip HydroTaps are designed and manufactured in Australia, with a commitment to high standards of environmental responsibility. They’re energy efficient with intelligent features such as Power-PulseTM on the boiling system, a lux sensor and programmable timer to conserve energy during periods of low or no use. They also use a non-toxic biodegradable carbon based filtration media to reduce the amount of plastic and other waste being sent to landfill.
Zip HydroTap Plus
The Zip HydroTap Plus delivers a new standard of refreshment, bringing together sophisticated style and life-enriching functionality. It delivers on demand boiling and chilled filtered water plus unfiltered hot and cold sink water from one tap, all complemented by elegant design.
Its advanced filtration system reduces chlorine, taste, odour and sediment, as well as 99.9% of cysts including cryptosporidium and giardia, for safe, great-tasting drinking water. The 0.2 micron stainless steel filtration also removes lead and other heavy metals to below Australian Drinking Water Standards (ADS) for health and safety.
Patented Zip PowerPulse technology maintains the perfect boiling water temperature without overheating and cooling, which saves energy. Combined with the new cooler’s superior cooling efficiency and the programmable 24/7 timer that switches to sleep mode when your kitchen is not used, this is a significant energy saving innovation.
With sparkling filtered water on tap, Zip eliminates the need for bottled sparkling water which saves space in refrigerators and reduces packaging waste. Some users report that having sparkling water on tap has helped them consume less soft drinks, which is good for their health and the environment.
Zip HydroTap XL
If you need a disability friendly tap, the Zip HydroTap Classic G5 Accessible Boiling, Chilled, Sparkling Touch-Free Wave provides you with a practical option that’s easy to use for people with limited dexterity or vision impairment. Featuring large buttons and a slanted design for easy access, it’s an ideal choice for a variety of different spaces and can be installed within a position suitable for wheelchair users to enjoy.
The Zip HydroTap G5 Classic Accessible dispenses filtered boiling and chilled water using smart infrared touch-free operation with an intuitive user interface and single under bench command centre. The system features a full colour interactive touchscreen display with pin code protection, customisable settings and a range of energy-saving modes to minimise consumption including ‘quiet mode’ and an ‘ON/OFF’ timer, as well as SteriTouch antimicrobial protection impregnated into key water paths for enhanced hygiene.
The HydroTap G5 also has a ‘continuous flow to fill bottles’ function that allows you to conveniently fill large water containers from your sink or refrigerator without having to turn the tap on or off. The system is fully automatic with a continuous water supply, making it perfect for busy kitchens and can help you save up to 175 cups of boiling water and 150 cups of chilled water per hour. It’s fitted with a Billi MicroPurity triple action 0.2 micron filtration system for pure-tasting, great-looking water. instant boiling water and chilled water tap