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Effective water management is crucial as it plays a pivotal role in shaping future irrigation projections.

This is where Think Water comes in. Specialising in pumps, irrigation, and water solutions, Think Water undertakes projects ranging from modest sums around $10,000 to multi-million-dollar endeavours.

With a diverse inventory encompassing pumps to industrial pressure washers, Think Water boasts a dedicated team comprising engineers, designers, technicians, and store assistants, all unified by a singular objective: optimising the use of this invaluable resource.

Chief Executive of Think Water Darwin, a franchise of Think Water, Adam Stockwell articulates the company’s core ethos, saying, “We provide an industrial problem-solving service,” emphasising their skill in delivering practical solutions tailored to each client’s unique needs.

From comprehensive engineering and design to seamless installation, Think Water Darwin offers end-toend management of water systems, customising solutions with meticulous attention to detail.

Mr Stockwell says, “We customise every solution to suit the client – we put it together, nuts, bolts, and washers, making us exceptionally easy to deal with.

“What we’re really good at is helping people solve a problem in a practical way. We can carry out all the engineering and design for any water management system. We design it, pack it and deliver it to the site. And we can carry out the installation or the client can do it.”

The company’s portfolio boasts a repertoire of successful endeavours, from designing intricate water pumping systems for deep boreholes to engineering solutions for mine revegetation projects.

Noteworthy achievements include slowing the concrete cooling processes at a Defence base through innovative irrigation techniques, coupled with astute water reuse strategies. With a steadfast commitment to quality, Think Water ensures the flawless execution of every project, cementing its reputation as a reliable industry leader.

Despite its expansive retail presence, embodied by its sprawling headquarters in Coolalinga, Think Water Darwin’s true essence lies in its collaborative ventures with industrial experts to address complex water management challenges.

Mr Stockwell clarifies, “Behind the scenes, we’re working with the industry to solve major water management and use challenges,” affirming the company’s multifaceted approach encompassing retail and industrial realms.

“In our industry, it’s crucial to get it absolutely right. You can’t afford to miscalculate. We’re proud of delivering projects to the highest standards.”


Bolstered by a dedicated workforce of 15 employees and a network of trusted subcontractors, Think Water Darwin, remains poised for sustained growth, underpinned by meticulous planning and a keen focus on specialisation in water management.

Mr Stockwell’s optimism regarding the Territory’s economic prospects is grounded in the company’s track record of steady expansion since its inception in 2007.

As Northern Territory’s mining sector approaches critical investment decisions, especially now that 15 mining projects are edging towards final investment decisions, Think Water Darwin stands prepared to capitalise on emerging opportunities, buoyed by its expertise in a sector of undeniable significance. “We’re experts in an important industry. We don’t get a lot of discretionary spending – you can delay spending money on water management but you can’t put it off forever.”

Reflecting on his entrepreneurial journey, who started his working life as a storeman, Mr Stockwell acknowledges the formative role of high-level training programs and his unwavering aspiration to create a distinctive enterprise.

His narrative epitomises the essential entrepreneurial spirit, characterised by foresight, strategic planning, and a willingness to embrace calculated risks.

“From a young age I’ve always wanted to own my own business, to create something special that stands out. You need to think ahead, have a vision, plan, and be willing to take some risks,” capturing the ethos that propels Think Water Darwin towards continued success and innovation in the realm of water management, providing a solution to a growing industrial problem.


Think Water Darwin

Patsalou Road, Coolalinga NT 0839

(08) 7980 8000