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How Perth's water sources have changed over time

Climate change has dramatically affected where we get our water from. We can no longer rely on the rain to meet our water needs.

As we continue to feel the impacts of climate change, we have adapted. We are working with government, partnering with businesses and supporting the community to take action on climate changes.

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Adapting our water supply to climate change

Ever wondered how climate change has affected our water supply?

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Monthly Streamflow

2020

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Year to date

Historical *

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Avg year to date

Difference

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Years of declining rainfall means less water flowing into your dams.

* Average monthly streamflow between 1911 - 1974

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27 Nov 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update - 27 November 2020

Latest water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Dams
  • Climate change
  • Water sources
24 Nov 2020 | Update

From drainage site to thriving micro wetland: One year on from Peters Place Reserve transformation

Peters Place Reserve is an award-winning project, part of our Drainage for Liveability program. One year on from completion, the Peters Place Reserve drainage site is unrecognisable. Learn more about the transformation and the benefits of urban streams.

  • Environment
  • Drainage
  • Waterwise
24 Nov 2020 | Update

Planting for the future – helping the Carnaby’s cockatoo soar to new heights

Water Corporation is rehabilitating feeding grounds for the critically endangered Carnaby’s black cockatoo. Revegetation also helps to protect and recharge the Gnangara groundwater system.

  • Environment
  • Climate change
  • Community

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