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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

2022

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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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05 May 2022, AWST 14:00 | Incident Update

Sewer main emergency repair works – Town of Cottesloe

Water Corporation is conducting emergency repairs to a damaged sewer main at Car Park One on Marine Parade, Cottesloe.

  • Service alert
  • Wastewater
20 May 2022 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 20 May 2022

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

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
20 May 2022 | Media Release

$15 million pipeline to secure long-term water supply to South-West communities

Water supply to the South-West communities of Mullalyup and Kirup is now more secure following the completion of a $15 million pipeline, announced by Water Minister Dave Kelly today.

  • Climate change
  • South West
  • Water sources

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