Water Corporation has officially opened its new, cyclone proof office and depot on Angelo Street in Carnarvon.

Designed to withstand category five cyclones and able to function without external power and data services during extreme weather events, the building replaces the old depot built in 1964.

Water Corporation Mid West Regional Manager Steve Greeve said the office and depot facility would help his team continue to supply water and wastewater services to the region.

“The building accommodates our employees who service Shark Bay, Coral Bay, Exmouth and Gascoyne Junction. This investment is a demonstration of our long term commitment to improving regional infrastructure,” Mr Greeve said.

Water Corporation Operations General Manager Mike Andrews officially opened the office in late October in what was a double celebration.

Former Clontarf Academy student Leroy Capewell also graduated on the day as a Water Industry Operator.  Leroy completed a three-year traineeship, closely mentored by experienced Water Corporation employees based in Carnarvon, and is now employed in a permanent capacity.

Mr Greeve said Leroy is a real asset to Water Corporation with his strong work ethic and great attitude. 

“We are very proud of our links to the Clontarf Academy and the local Aboriginal community,” Mr Greeve said.   

“We aim to provide and promote a strong and diverse workplace and recruiting Aboriginal employees forms a significant part of that commitment.”

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