22 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 22 October

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
22 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Designing a waterwise neighbourhood made easier during National Water Week

Water Minister Dave Kelly is encouraging housing developers to recognise the value of water-sensitive urban design in combatting the impacts of climate change and reduced rainfall, through a waterwise development guide being promoted as part of National Water Week.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Waterwise developments
  • Renovating
21 Oct 2021 | Media Release

New water pipes in the works for East Fremantle

Historic pipelines supplying drinking water to East Fremantle, Palmyra and Bicton for nearly a century will soon be replaced as part of a project to maintain water supply reliability in the area.

  • Community
  • Projects
  • Water sources
21 Oct 2021 | Media Release

State Government helping public housing tenants reduce water use and lower water bills

Public housing tenants will be supported to reduce household water use and lower their water bills under an expansion of the McGowan Government's Waterwise Public Housing Project, announced today.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Leaks
19 Oct 2021 | Media Release

New immersive experience helping deliver waterwise message to record students

New multi-sensory experiences are helping create a new generation of water-saving champions with a record 32,809 students participating in Water Corporation's Waterwise Schools Program in 2020-21.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
19 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Waterwise support available to Goldfields households

Goldfields residents can take advantage of three water-saving offers as part of Water Corporation's 2021-22 Waterwise Towns program, launched during National Water Week.

  • Community
  • Offers
  • Waterwise
19 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Huge water savings achieved in Great Southern as waterwise support continues

Great Southern towns can again take advantage of free water-saving offers thanks to Water Corporation's Waterwise Towns program - a waterwise initiative which helped residents save 172 million litres of water in the region in 2020-21.

  • Community
  • Great Southern
  • Offers
  • Rebates
19 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Free waterwise offers available to North-West communities

Free waterwise offers are available to residents of Karratha, Roebourne, Point Samson, Wickham, Onslow, Halls Creek, Fitzroy Crossing and Port Hedland as part of Water Corporation's 2021-22 Waterwise Towns program.

  • Community
  • Offers
  • North West
  • Waterwise
19 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Free waterwise offers available to South-West communities

South-West residents can now claim a rainwater tank rebate and swap inefficient showerheads for waterwise alternatives thanks to Water Corporation's 2021-22 Waterwise Towns program, launched during National Water Week.

  • Community
  • Offers
  • Rebates
  • South West
19 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Mid-West residents encouraged to take up water-saving offers during National Water Week

Residents in Exmouth, Denham, Jurien Bay, Mount Magnet and Cue can take advantage of special water-saving offers as part of Water Corporation's 2021-22 Waterwise Towns program, launched during National Water Week.

  • Community
  • Offers
  • Waterwise
18 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Waterwise Perth Action Plan achievements kick off National Water Week

Water Minister Dave Kelly today marked the start of National Water Week 2021, by acknowledging the first two years' achievements of the inaugural Waterwise Perth Action Plan.

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Waterwise
15 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update 15 October 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
08 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update 8 October 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
01 Oct 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update 1 October 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
28 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Golden Pipeline heritage proposal open for public consultation

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced that a proposal to gradually remove old sections of the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme pipeline over the next 50 years, enabling more efficient operation and maintenance, was open for public consultation.

  • Community
  • History
24 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 24 September 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
20 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club gets waterwise makeover

Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club can lay claim to being among Perth’s most waterwise sporting clubs after receiving a $4,800 Water Corporation waterwise retrofit.

  • Community
  • Leaks
  • Waterwise
10 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 10 September 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
07 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Perth CBD’s historic water reservoir to receive $7.7 million upgrade

Perth's first water reservoir is set to receive a major upgrade as part of the McGowan Government's ongoing commitment to ensure reliable future water supply to the CBD and surrounding suburbs.

  • Community
  • History
  • Water sources
06 Sep 2021, AWST 16:20 | Incident Update

Advisory for Oyster Harbour recreational fishers lifted

Advisory for Oyster Harbour recreational fishers lifted

  • Great Southern
  • Wastewater
Water Corporation
03 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 3 September 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
01 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Busselton flood defences boosted with $29 million upgrade to diversion drain

Busselton’s flood protection has been significantly enhanced with the official completion of the $29 million upgrade to the Vasse Diversion Drain, announced today by Water Minister Dave Kelly.

  • Drainage
  • South West
  • Environment
27 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 27 August 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
20 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 20 August 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
13 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 13 August 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
13 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Native superfood orchard to deliver export and employment opportunities in the North West

The last seedling has been planted under a partnership between Water Corporation and Broome’s Mamabulanjin Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) to create a native superfood orchard that will deliver training and employment opportunities to young people in the region.

  • Community
  • North West
  • Projects
13 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Water Corporation renews support to women and children experiencing family and domestic violence

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced that Water Corporation has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting women and children escaping family and domestic violence by renewing its partnership with the Centre for Women's Safety and Wellbeing (CWSW) until 2024.

  • Community
  • Grants
06 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 6 August 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
06 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Geraldton Grammar becomes WA's newest waterwise school

Geraldton Grammar School has been officially welcomed as WA’s newest regional waterwise school. The school is the 589th endorsed under Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program, which promotes the importance of conserving precious water supplies.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
04 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Waterwise greening opportunities on offer for local governments and property owners

Water Minister Dave Kelly is encouraging local governments and residents to take advantage of Water Corporation's Waterwise Greening Scheme to help create cooler, greener suburbs.

  • Offers
  • Plants
  • Rebates
  • Waterwise
03 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Completed Albany to Denmark pipeline secures Denmark’s water future

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the official completion of the Albany to Denmark pipeline, securing Denmark's long-term water supply in the face of climate change.

  • Denmark
  • Great Southern
  • Water sources
02 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Albany student supported through Water Corporation scholarship

Water Corporation has awarded Albany student Holly Timperley a special scholarship in support of mature-aged students pursuing a university degree in a water-related field.

  • Community
  • Grants
  • Great Southern
30 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 30 July 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
30 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Water Corporation recommits to Aboriginal Procurement Policy and triples value of Aboriginal contracts

Water Corporation has restated its commitment to increasing employment and training opportunities for Aboriginal companies, with Water Minister Dave Kelly today announcing the value of its contracts awarded to Aboriginal businesses had almost tripled in the past financial year.

  • Community
  • Projects
23 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 23 July 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
16 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 16 July 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
15 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Local projects given a helping hand through Water Corporation’s Kimberley Community Grants Scheme

Water Corporation has announced fifteen Kimberley not-for-profit groups will share in $80,000 as part of Round 7 of Water Corporation’s Kimberley Community Grants Scheme.

  • Community
  • Grants
  • North West
09 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 9 July 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
09 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Splash of Colour to brighten electrical cabinets and pump station in Yanchep and Mandurah

Water Minister Dave Kelly today celebrated the work of local artists who have brightened three electrical cabinets and a wastewater pump station in Yanchep and Mandurah as part of Water Corporation's Splash of Colour Program.

  • Community
  • Projects
  • Waterwise
08 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Dry June in Perth sees almost half average rainfall for the month

Low rainfall in June is another stark reminder for Perth residents of the ever-increasing need to stay waterwise all year round in the face of climate change.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Waterwise
07 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Herdsman Lake selected as site for WA-first litter trap trial

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the installation of specialised traps designed to capture plastic and floating litter on stormwater drains at Herdsman Lake under a new Water Corporation trial funded by the McGowan Government.

  • Drainage
  • Environment
  • Projects
06 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Challis Community Primary School earns waterwise recognition

Challis Community Primary School in Armadale has been officially recognised for its commitment to waterwise education by becoming Western Australia’s newest waterwise school.

  • Waterwise
  • Education
02 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 2 July 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
25 Jun 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 25 June 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
18 Jun 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 18 June 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
18 Jun 2021 | Media Release

Wilson Inlet sandbar to open earlier than usual due to recent rainfall

Water Corporation plans to open the Wilson Inlet sandbar in Denmark early next week (w/c 21 June 2021).

  • Community
  • Denmark
  • Great Southern
11 Jun 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 11 June 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
04 Jun 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 4 June 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
04 Jun 2021 | Media Release

Students celebrate as Yanchep Beach Primary School becomes WA’s newest waterwise school

Yanchep Beach Primary School has been officially welcomed as WA’s newest waterwise school with a special visit from Australia’s first leak detection dog, Kep.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
28 May 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 28 May

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
28 May 2021 | Media Release

Switch off sprinklers to save precious water this winter

Water Minister Dave Kelly today urged households to help combat the effects of climate change on water supply this winter by switching off garden irrigation to save around five billion litres of precious water.

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Irrigation
  • Waterwise
21 May 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 21 May 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
21 May 2021 | Media Release

Students unite to champion WA’s sustainable water future

Future sustainability champions from eight Western Australian high schools have presented their bright ideas for our State's waterwise future at a special event attended by Water Minister Dave Kelly today.

  • Education
  • Climate change
  • Environment
19 May 2021 | Media Release

Urban Canopy Grant Program delivers thousands of trees across Perth

Water Minister Dave Kelly has announced more than 2,400 trees will be planted in 14 local governments across Perth to help reduce the impacts of urban heat in the face of climate change.

  • Environment
  • Climate change
18 May 2021 | Media Release

Revitalisation project set to bring Harvey River waterways to life

Barren sections of the Harvey River Main Drain will be revitalised as part of a unique trial to create natural habits for wildlife in and around rural drains.

  • Drainage
  • Environment
  • South West
14 May 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 14 May 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
14 May 2021 | Media Release

New irrigation training program to help local councils be waterwise

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the launch of a new waterwise irrigation training program for Waterwise councils.

  • Watering
  • Waterwise
13 May 2021 | Media Release

Albany households encouraged to make the switch to water efficient showerheads

Albany households are being encouraged to help save more water in the shower by taking advantage of Water Corporation’s free Showerhead Swap program before the offer ends.

  • Community
  • Offers
  • Waterwise
12 May 2021 | Media Release

WA housing developers celebrated for achieving sustainable, waterwise living

Six of Western Australia's leading, waterwise housing developments have been recognised today by Water Minister Dave Kelly for their water sensitive urban design.

  • Community
  • Projects
  • Renovating
  • Waterwise
12 May 2021 | Media Release

Local governments recognised for commitment to saving water

Water Minister Dave Kelly today named the cities of Bayswater and Cockburn as Platinum Waterwise Councils of the Year for their sustained commitment to water efficiency.

  • Community
  • Drainage
  • Waterwise
12 May 2021 | Media Release

Saving water all in a day’s work for WA’s top waterwise businesses and buildings

Western Australia's top water savers in business and industry were today recognised by Water Minister Dave Kelly for saving more than 9.5 billion litres, or 9.5 Optus Stadiums, of water in 2019-20.

  • Waterwise
  • Community
10 May 2021 | Media Release

Autumn rainfall encourages early sprinkler switch-off across Perth and Peel

Water Minister Dave Kelly said widespread rain, which drenched large parts of the State last week, should encourage Western Australians to switch off their sprinklers now.

  • Bores
  • Watering
  • Waterwise
10 May 2021 | Media Release

Additional wastewater testing in response to recent community cases in Perth and new online dashboard launched

Western Australia's COVID-19 wastewater surveillance program has responded to the recently reported community cases of COVID-19 in Perth with additional sampling in locations in metropolitan Perth.

  • Community
  • COVID-19
  • Wastewater
07 May 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 7 May 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
06 May 2021 | Media Release

Australia’s first leak detection dog celebrates birthday lunch at Parliament House

Australia’s first leak detection dog celebrates birthday lunch at Parliament House

  • Community
  • Environment
  • Leaks
03 May 2021 | Media Release

Local students take centre stage to help spread the waterwise message

Students from secondary schools in Perth and the South West will help design new ways of promoting the waterwise message at a unique event hosted by Water Corporation and the Innovation Institute.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Climate change
30 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 30 April 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
23 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 23 April

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
19 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Water industry career in the pipeline for indigenous scholarship recipients

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students will have a greater opportunity to pursue a career in Western Australia's water industry, courtesy of a new Water Corporation scholarship program launched today by Water Minister Dave Kelly.

  • Careers
  • Education
  • Community
19 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Financial relief for cyclone affected Western Australians

The McGowan Government today announced electricity and water financial relief packages to support those affected by the devastating impacts of ex-tropical cyclone Seroja.

  • Business
  • Residential
  • Billing
  • Community
  • Financial care
16 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Water Corporation board appointment

Water Minister Dave Kelly has welcomed the appointment of experienced legal administrator and former social services director Helen Creed to Water Corporation's Board of Directors.

15 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Waterwise projects in the running for 2021 Community Choice Awards

Waterwise projects across six Perth local governments have been shortlisted for Water Corporation’s 2021 Community Choice Awards

  • Community
  • Waterwise
09 Apr 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 9 April 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
26 Mar 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 26 March 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
19 Mar 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 19 March 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
17 Mar 2021 | Media Release

Water Corporation extends support to local not-for-profits through Kimberley Community Grants Scheme

Kimberley not-for-profit groups are being encouraged to apply for funding of up to $10,000 each under Round 7 of Water Corporation’s Kimberley Community Grants Scheme, which opens next week.

  • Community
  • Grants
  • Grants
  • North West
16 Mar 2021 | Media Release

UPDATE: Burst Water Main – Wanneroo Road, Wangara

Water Corporation crews are responding to a burst on the corner of Wanneroo Road and Lancaster Road in Wangara.

  • Water issues
12 Mar 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 12 March 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
05 Mar 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 5 March 2021

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

  • Community
  • Climate change
  • Dams
03 Mar 2021 | Media Release

UPDATE: Flooding and wastewater warning issued for Northam

Water Corporation has completed clean-up operations in Northam after some wastewater mixed with stormwater during recent flash flooding.

  • Community
  • Wastewater
26 Feb 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 26 February 2021

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

  • Dams
  • Water sources
19 Feb 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 19 February 2021

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

  • Dams
  • Water sources
12 Feb 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 12 February 2021

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

  • Dams
  • Community
  • Water sources
  • Financial care
10 Feb 2021 | Media Release

Wooroloo bushfire customer assistance

Water Corporation has activated its emergency assistance package for residential and business customers affected by the Wooroloo bushfire.

  • Community
  • Service alert
05 Feb 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 5 February 2021

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

  • Dams
  • Water sources
  • Community
02 Feb 2021 | Media Release

McGowan Government brings more roles in-house at Water Corporation

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced that the McGowan Government would be bringing a further 30 roles in-house at the Water Corporation, following the successful transfer last year of 420 employees from the private sector.

  • Careers
  • Meters
29 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Greater water security for Karratha with $15.5 million investment

The security of Karratha's water supply will be enhanced with an improved cyclone-proof water storage tank for the city, announced today by Water Minister Dave Kelly.

  • North West
  • Projects
29 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 29 January 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
27 Jan 2021 | Media Release

$750,000 tree canopy grant program to help combat urban heat

Local governments in Perth and Peel will be able to expand efforts to reduce urban heat under a once-off $750,000 grant program, announced today by Water Minister Dave Kelly.

  • Climate change
  • Environment
  • Grants
25 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Beautiful birdlife mural soars high at Wungong Dam

The bird watching platform at Wungong Dam in the City of Armadale has been spectacularly brought to life by Western Australian mural artist Brenton See.

  • Community
  • Dams
25 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Beautiful birdlife mural unwraps $2.5m dam recreational upgrades program

A stunning new birdlife mural at Wungong Dam starts a major upgrade program at some of Water Corporation's popular Perth dam recreational areas, announced today by Water Minister Dave Kelly.

  • Community
  • Dams
22 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Latest wastewater testing results across Perth and regional WA show no unexpected detection of COVID-19

The McGowan Government's comprehensive wastewater testing program across Western Australia has continued to return no expected detection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

  • Community
  • COVID-19
  • Wastewater
22 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 22 January 2021

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

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Dams
Perth weekly water update
15 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 15 January 2021

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

  • Dams
  • Water sources
  • Community
15 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Artist adds final stroke to Scarborough’s newest community garden project

Local contemporary Noongar artist Seantelle Walsh has transformed a Water Corporation electrical cabinet in Scarborough into a piece of aquatic art.

  • Community
  • Environment
08 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 8 January 2021

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

  • Dams
  • Water sources
  • Community
04 Jan 2021 | Media Release

Water Corporation update on Albany to Denmark pipeline

Water Corporation is progressing work to complete construction of the Albany to Denmark pipeline in early 2021.

  • Climate change
  • Denmark
  • Great Southern
  • Projects
24 Dec 2020 | Media Release

Water Corporation Board appointments

Water Minister Dave Kelly has today announced the re-appointment of Mr David Lock as Deputy Chairperson of Water Corporation's Board of Directors and welcomed new Director Dr Carla Boehl.