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30 Mar 2021 | Update

Why tapped in West Aussies are checking for leaks at their holiday homes

Small leaks can quickly become a big problem at holiday homes. Make sure you know what to look for.

  • Leaks
  • Water issues
Man fixing a leaking tap in the kitchen.
26 Mar 2021 | Update

Est. 1995: Looking back at our Waterwise Schools Program

For 25 years, we have been working with schools to empower future generations to become sustainability ambassadors.

  • Education
  • Waterwise
  • Community
children participating in the waterwise experience
26 Mar 2021 | Update

Leak detection made ‘paw-sible’ with Kep!

Australia’s first leak detection dog Kep has snouted out her largest leak discovery yet.

  • Leaks
  • Water issues
Kep sitting on the ground
26 Feb 2021 | Update

Lifting the lid on wastewater blockages in Perth

In 2020, we responded to more than 2,300 wastewater blockages across Perth. Find out if you’re living in one of Perth’s most blocked -up suburbs.

  • Residential
  • Wastewater
  • Water issues
Wastewater blockage caused by non-flushable items such as wet wipes, clothing and sanitary products
01 Feb 2021 | Update

Non-essential planned work postponed

We're postponing all non-essential planned work in Perth, Peel and South West regions that would require customers' water to be turned off.

  • Community
  • COVID-19
  • Service alert
Mother and daughter in the kitchen filling up a glass with water.
31 Jan 2021 | Update

Perth, Peel & South West dam picnic areas closed

Picnic and recreational areas at Perth, Peel and South West dams managed by Water Corporation will be closed from 6pm Sunday 31 January until Friday 5 February, in line with State Government five-day lockdown restrictions.

  • COVID-19
  • Dams
Harvey Dam
21 Dec 2020 | Update

Creating opportunities for people with disability

We’re offering new work experience placements and traineeships focused on young Western Australians with disability.

  • Careers
A young school leaver gets training on the computer in a busy office.
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
Water Corporation CEO Pat Donovan and DBCA staff member Mitch Borgogno.
24 Nov 2020 | Update

We're doing everything possum-ible to keep our Busselton wildlife safe

Water Corporation is working with local organisations to protect native species including the Western Ringtail Possum and Carter’s Freshwater Mussel while we improve flood protection in the area.

  • Environment
  • Drainage
  • South West
One of our graduates Tamsin helping to rehome some Carter’s Freshwater Mussels.
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
Thriving micro wetland