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

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

  • 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

Metro weekly water update

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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

Metro weekly water update

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