07 Aug 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update 7 August 2020

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  • Dams
  • Drainage
  • Water issues
05 Aug 2020 | Media Release

Aboriginal communities to receive $38.9 million water service upgrades

Upgrades to water services in remote and town-based Aboriginal communities will be fast-tracked as part of the McGowan Government's $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan.

  • North West
  • Projects
  • COVID-19
05 Aug 2020 | Media Release

Green light for $33 million boost to Broome’s water infrastructure

Major investment to future-proof Broome's wastewater network.

  • North West
  • Wastewater
  • COVID-19
31 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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  • Dams
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28 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Plants aplenty as Waterwise Greening Scheme reaches new heights

Ahead of National Tree Day this Sunday, Water Minister Dave Kelly has applauded Waterwise Councils for helping to create cooler, greener and more sustainable neighbourhoods through the Water Corporation's Waterwise Greening Scheme.

  • Community
  • Offers
  • Plants
  • Waterwise
24 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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  • Dams
NearertoNature
23 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Community bush garden to reinvigorate empty Scarborough site

Land around an everyday wastewater pump station in Scarborough is set to transform into a green, inviting public space as part of a project to create a community bush garden.

  • Community
  • Plants
  • Waterwise
23 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Denmark pipeline construction gets under way

Water Corporation is well on the way to further securing Denmark’s water supply as construction work has started for the new pipeline that will connect the town to the Lower Great Southern Town Water Supply Scheme.

  • Climate change
  • Denmark
22 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Work complete on upgrade to Carnarvon water tanks

The McGowan Government has moved to bolster long-term water security in Carnarvon by investing $1.6 million to upgrade local supply and storage infrastructure.

  • Projects
17 Jul 2020 | Media Release

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  • Dams
Magnifying glass over a water drop
17 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Native plants showcased at Bassendean community waterwise demonstration garden

The finishing touches have been made to Bassendean's first community waterwise demonstration garden, designed to inspire the use of native, waterwise plants around the home.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
13 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Woodman Point to Point Peron Treated Wastewater Main - Update 3

Water Corporation is investigating a leak on its Woodman Point to Point Peron Treated Wastewater Main

10 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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  • Dams
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08 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Household water leaks targeted under new rebate initiative

Households are set to benefit from a $100 rebate on the cost of fixing water leaks under a new program targeting more than 135,000 metropolitan properties across Perth and Peel.

  • Residential
  • Grants
  • Leaks
  • Waterwise
07 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Splashing around at City Beach

The coastline from City Beach to Floreat is the inspiration for a new public art project adorning an everyday water pump station in the Town of Cambridge.

  • Community
07 Jul 2020 | Media Release

State Government provides $180,000 to Kimberley community projects

Projects supporting children with special needs, caring for local wildlife and promoting cultural learning are among those to receive funding through the latest round of the Water Corporation's Kimberley Community Grants Scheme.

  • Community
  • COVID-19
  • Grants
  • North West
KTGS
06 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation competition brings extra perks to visiting and shopping in Fremantle

Water Corporation announces community initiatives to encourage more people to visit Fremantle and shop local during Pipes for Fremantle works.

  • Business
  • Community
03 Jul 2020 | Media Release

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  • Dams
Showerhead on a tiled wall
02 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Local governments leading the way towards a Waterwise WA

Water Minister Dave Kelly has commended local governments for their commitment to developing sustainable, liveable communities and leading the way towards a Waterwise WA.

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Waterwise
01 Jul 2020 | Media Release

Water charges relief for regional businesses affected by COVID-19

Regional businesses will benefit from a delay to planned increases in non-residential water charges across 10 regional schemes.

  • COVID-19
  • Financial care
  • Business
26 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update - 26 June 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 26 June 2020

Aerial view of Victoria Dam
22 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation issues important warning not to fish or recreate near Ord River Diversion Dam

Water Corporation and the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is reminding the Kununurra community not to enter restricted areas at the Ord River Diversion Dam.

19 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update - 19 June 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 19 June 2020

12 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update - 12 June 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 12 June 2020

05 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Burst water mains affecting Hazelmere, Belmont, Redcliffe, South Guildford and High Wycombe

Water Corporation reports several burst water mains, following criminal damage to a major water pressure valve.

05 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update - 5 June 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 5 June 2020

04 Jun 2020 | Media Release

$19 million upgrade to Margaret River wastewater facility complete

Major upgrades have been completed to the Water Corporation's Margaret River wastewater facility to cater for future growth.

  • Plants
  • Wastewater
04 Jun 2020 | Media Release

Denmark pipeline to deliver local jobs

Water Minister Dave Kelly has announced the Water Corporation is on track to deliver the pipeline from Albany to Denmark in early 2021.

  • Climate change
  • Community
29 May 2020 | Media Release

A decade of water saving celebrated as annual Winter Sprinkler Switch-off returns for 2020

Households and businesses across Perth, Mandurah and parts of the South-West and Great Southern are being reminded to help save billions of litres of precious water by turning off their sprinklers this winter.

  • Residential
  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Irrigation
  • Waterwise
29 May 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update 29 May 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 29 May 2020

28 May 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation moves to greener fleet with electric vehicles

Water Corporation is today introducing two full-electric vehicles (EVs), the first of a wider commitment to further reducing carbon emissions and minimising its environmental footprint.

  • Climate change
27 May 2020 | Media Release

Wastewater charge relief for Water Corporation business customers to help boost COVID-19 economic recovery

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced a new measure to further help Water Corporation customers financially recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • COVID-19
  • Financial care
  • Business
27 May 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation provides new opportunity for Aboriginal employment in the Pilbara

Water Corporation has helped create more than 16 new jobs for local Aboriginal people through a $300,000 contract awarded to Pilbara company Naanda Australia.

  • Careers
  • Community
  • North West
26 May 2020 | Media Release

Green light for world-leading renewable hydrogen from wastewater project

For the first time in Australia, a project is in the pipeline to produce low-emission hydrogen and graphite from sewage at a wastewater treatment plant.

  • Wastewater
  • Climate change
Woodman point wastewater treatment plant
26 May 2020 | Media Release

Temporary water interruption for some Broome residents to allow for essential upgrades

Temporary interruption for some residents in the Cable Beach area

  • Community
  • North West
  • Service alert
  • Residential
22 May 2020 | Media Release

Local artist helps make a colourful splash in Mount Hawthorn

The McGowan Government, through the Water Corporation, is transforming everyday water and wastewater pump stations and electrical cabinets into vibrant pieces of community art through its Splash of Colour program.

  • Community
  • Projects
22 May 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update 22 May 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 22 May 2020

15 May 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update - 15 May 2020

Weekly water update

  • Dams
12 May 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation supports Kimberley through new COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

COVID-19 Community Relief Fund

  • Grants
  • North West
  • COVID-19
08 May 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update 8 May 2020

Weekly water update

05 May 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation to replace century old water mains in Fremantle CBD

Pipes for Fremantle

01 May 2020 | Media Release

Perth metro weekly water update 1 May 2020

Perth metro weekly water update – 1 May 2020

17 Apr 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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  • Dams
09 Apr 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation crews are asking you to do your bit – think before you flush

Water Corporation is asking the community to make our wastewater crews' work-day easier by ensuring they only flush the 3Ps – pee, poo and (toilet) paper.

03 Apr 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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  • Dams
17 Mar 2020 | Media Release

Popular Denmark community facilities receive a waterwise makeove

Water Corporation’s Waterwise Denmark program has reached the Denmark Recreation Centre and McLean Park Precinct with the facilities receiving a water efficient makeover to help save precious water.

16 Mar 2020 | Media Release

Grant scheme funding open to Kimberley community groups

Water Minister Dave Kelly is encouraging not-for-profit groups and schools in the Kimberley with a great idea for a community project to apply for a grant of up to $10,000.

13 Mar 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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06 Mar 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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28 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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26 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Nine successive wins for Water Corporation’s Lifeblood Team

Water Corporation employees have done it again, getting their blood pumping 1,325 times in 2019 to retain the title of WA’s largest corporate blood donor.

26 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation commits $30 million to solar energy

The McGowan Government is working with the Water Corporation to reduce its energy use, committing $30 million over three years for solar energy projects around the State.

25 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation cabinets in Augusta splashed with colour

Locals and tourists visiting Flinders Bay in Augusta will notice a bright new addition in the area, with a row of Water Corporation grey electrical cabinets along Albany Terrace transformed into public art.

21 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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18 Feb 2020 | Media Release

100 good reasons to think before you flush

Water Corporation has encouraged the Pilbara community to think twice about what they flush down the toilet and pour down the sink.

18 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Broome community sings from the heart

Funded through Water Corporation’s Kimberley Community Grants Scheme, more than 200 Broome community members were involved in making the upbeat music clip and song, titled, ‘Home is Where the Heart is’.

14 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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14 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Bassendean Community Men’s Shed to become home to a waterwise demonstration garden

New waterwise demonstration garden in Bassendean to educate and inspire the local community to embrace water efficiency outdoors

12 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Harding Dam comes close to overflowing for the first time in three years

For the first time in three years the Pilbara’s iconic Harding Dam is nearing full capacity thanks to heavy rainfall brought by Tropical Cyclone Damien.

09 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Severe Tropical Cyclone Damien - Update 1 - 1:30pm

The West Pilbara Water Supply Scheme covers Karratha, Dampier, Roebourne, Cape Lambert, Wickham and Point Samson.

07 Feb 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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05 Feb 2020 | Media Release

McGowan Government supports regional communities as lack of rain impacts dams and water supply schemes

Communities across the south of Western Australia are feeling the full effects of climate change with little to no rainfall in recent months requiring Water Corporation to cart water to town tanks, standpipes and other storages.

31 Jan 2020 | Media Release

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29 Jan 2020 | Media Release

McGowan Government on track to secure drinking water supply through new pipeline in Denmark

The project to secure Denmark's long term water security has reached an important milestone this week with the proposed route of the pipeline released to the community for feedback.

24 Jan 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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17 Jan 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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17 Jan 2020 | Media Release

Acting Chairman appointed

Deputy Chairman David Lock has taken up the role of Acting Chairman after Michael Hollett tended his resignation.

10 Jan 2020 | Media Release

Metro weekly water update

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08 Jan 2020 | Media Release

Vasse Diversion Drain sand bar reopened

The natural sand bar which forms in summer at the beach entrance to the Vasse Diversion Drain was manually re-opened this week ahead of schedule due to favourable weather patterns and tidal movements.

07 Jan 2020 | Media Release

Waterwise Garden Centres help save water in the garden

Green Life Soil Co in Midvale and Tim Eva’s Nursery in Gidgegannup are two of the latest garden centres to be endorsed under Water Corporation’s Waterwise Garden Centres Program.

03 Jan 2020 | Media Release

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