Hydrant & valve replacement programs

Essential maintenance to upgrade fire hydrants across WA.

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Project goal:

Essential work to install new hydrants and replace valves on existing hydrants


In construction

Delivery Date:


UPDATE: Exmouth essential valve maintenance

We will be conducting essential valve maintenance on the town’s water supply main to improve the reliability of the network throughout Exmouth.

  • 10pm - 4am, 4 to 7 June 2019
  • 9am - 1pm & 11pm - 3pm, 10 June 2019
  • 10pm - 4am, 11 June 2019

For the full list of times and streets affected download  Water supply interruption - Exmouth

We are currently undertaking essential maintenance to upgrade fire hydrants across WA. The project will ensure current safety standards are met and that all areas have access to the required number of hydrants.

The project will ensure the number of hydrants and distance between them meets requirements.

  • hydrant infill 
  • hydrant replacement 
  • valve replacement

Community impacts

We do our best to minimise disruption. However, this work may require temporary interruptions to your water service in the coming weeks. If this is the case, we will be sure to notify you at least 48 hours prior.

We remind customers living in high bushfire risk areas that an independent water supply is necessary, should you choose to stay and actively defend your home. All efforts are made to maintain scheme water supply during a bushfire, however damaged infrastructure or a cut to power may result in a total loss of water. See Bushfires & water supply for more information. 

Who to contact

Where are the new hydrants being installed? 

Metropolitan installations

  • Bouvard, April 2019
  • Two Rocks, May 2019

Regional installations

Location Number of new hydrants Dates
Goldfields & Agricultural region    
 Toodyay 26  April 2019
Mid West region    

 Bindoon and Lancelin


March 2019

 Karakin, Ledge Point and Kalbarri 32  April 2019
South West region    
Greenbushes and Nannup 28 November to December 2018  
 Allanson, Boyup Brook and Darkan 28 February 2019
 Great Southern region     
 Kojonup, Muradup and Katanning  75 February 2019 
 Nyabing, Pingrup, Woodanilling, Kukerin, Kendenup and Drome 46 March 2019
Goode Beach, Mount Melville, Emu Point, Robinson, Gledhow, Kalgan, Lower King, Mount Elphenstone, Wellstead, Porongerup, Dudinin and Karlgarin 58 April 2019
Newdegate, Kondinin and Pingelly
30 May 2019

Community impact

We do not anticipate this work to cause any disruptions to your water supply. In rare cases where a temporary interruption is necessary, we will endeavour to notify customers at least 48 hours’ prior.

We are committed to ensuring that any areas, including home verges and driveways, impacted by our work will be returned as close to original condition as practically possible.

Hydrant and Valve replacement 

We have been working with the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) to ensure fire hydrants across the state are compliant with agreed design standards.

As part of this commitment, we are currently undertaking essential maintenance to upgrade the fire hydrants across WA. 

Where is hydrant and valve maintenance taking place?

Metropolitan maintenance



Beaconsfield, Bayswater, Como, Bassendean, Cottesloe, Maylands and Mt Lawley  April to May 2019

Regional maintenance


Number of hydrants & valves affected by work 


Mid West region

Exmouth 40

Water supply will be unavailable from 10pm to 4am on Tuesday 4, Wednesday 5, Thursday 6, Friday 7 and Tuesday 11 June 2019. 

Water supply will be unavailable 9am to 1pm and 12 pm and 4pm on Monday 10 June 2019.

For the full list of times and streets affected download Water supply interruption - Exmouth  

Beachlands, Cape Burney, Drummond Cove, Geraldton, Karloo, Mahomet Flats, Sunset Beach, Waggrakine, Wandina and Wonthella 58 February - May 2019

Goldfields and Agricultural region

Tammin 5 February 2019
Northam, Kellerberrin, Corringin 27 March 2019
Norseman, Coolgardie, Boulder, Kalgoorlie, Lamington, Piccadilly and Williamstown 15 April 2019
Bencubbin   April 2019 
 North West region    
 Broome 6 TBC

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