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30 May 2024 | Media Release

Winter rainfall signals now is the time to save precious water

With the annual Winter Sprinkler Switch-off beginning this weekend, residents across Perth and parts of southern Western Australia are being reminded to turn off garden irrigation to conserve precious water supplies for when they are needed most.

  • Climate change
  • Community
  • Wastewater
man turns off irrigation control
30 May 2024 | Media Release

Recycled water helping to fund community projects in the Kimberley

Upgrades to a BMX track, repairs to an iconic outdoor cinema, and a new ice machine for a local football club are among 13 projects to share in nearly $80,000 under Water Corporation's 2024 Kimberley Community Grants Scheme.

  • Community
  • North West
Kununurra grant recipients
24 May 2024 | Media Release

Water Corporation buildings blossom with a colourful touch

Water Corporation's Splash of Colour program has transformed two faded pump stations in Orelia and St James into vibrant public murals.

  • Complete
  • Community
22 May 2024 | Media Release

Program to improve Aboriginal community water services brings opportunities for Kimberley businesses

Special industry forums have been held in Broome and Kununurra to help Kimberley-based Aboriginal businesses learn about contracting opportunities under Water Corporation’s Aboriginal Communities Water Services (ACWS) program.

  • North West
Broome pic
21 May 2024 | Media Release

Wastewater upgrade supports population growth in Geraldton

The construction of at least 1,000 new homes in Geraldton's fast-growing northern coastal corridor has received a boost with new wastewater infrastructure now in place at Glenfield Beach.

  • Residential
  • Mid West
  • Wastewater
15 May 2024 | Media Release

Mandurah crowned top waterwise council for second time

The City of Mandurah and Wanneroo Aquamotion have taken top honours at the 2024 Waterwise Recognition Awards.

  • Waterwise councils
Andrea Sutton, Water Corporation's chair, with Mandurah's Senior Water Resources Officer, Dale Robinson, DWER Director General Alistair Jones and Casey Mihovilovich, CEO of the winning City of Mandurah
15 May 2024 | Media Release

Fremantle neighbourhood crowned WA's top waterwise development

A housing development that is part of a national science research network is 2024's Waterwise Development of the Year.

  • Waterwise developments
Water Corporation chair Andrea Sutton with Platinum Development winners DevelopmentWA's Naomi Lawrance, Senior Development Manager, and Development Managert Linda Pham
15 May 2024 | Media Release

Age no barrier to saving billions of litres of water

2024 Waterwise Business of the Year, RAAFA’s Merriwa Estate, while Workzone East, in Perth, crowned Waterwise Building of the Year.

  • Waterwise businesses
WC chair Chairman Andrea, Karen Huyton and Kylie Wheeler
09 May 2024 | Media Release

State Budget delivers major environment and water investment

The Cook Labor Government's commitment to strong environmental protections and Western Australia's water security will be bolstered by $536 million in new investments in the 2024-25 State Budget.

  • Projects
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08 May 2024 | Media Release

Careers in the pipeline as Aboriginal students visit local drinking water dams

A group of Clontarf Foundation students have had an insight into career opportunities in the water industry during a recent visit to two of Perth’s most important drinking water dams.

  • Careers
  • Education
06 May 2024 | Media Release

Waterwise makes a splash at National Water Awards

Western Australia chalked up a second win on the night, with the Water Corporation's Waterwise Schools Education Program winning the Customer Experience Award

  • Waterwise
Rachael Miller, Anna Pearce and Lijun Mo
01 May 2024 | Media Release

Work underway to secure future scheme water supply to Perth Hills and beyond

A vital project to secure drinking water to over 24,000 properties in the Perth Hills and as far afield as Kalgoorlie-Boulder is ramping up, with Water Corporation beginning work on a key 1.2km pipeline section in Helena Valley.

  • In progress
  • Projects
pipe pic