Mount Street - Pipes for Perth

Project goal:

Renew the ageing water main along Mount Street to help secure the reliability of water to customers in Perth and surrounding suburbs.

Delivery date:

July – December 2018

Project scope

UPDATE - Work to connect the 400m distribution main is taking place in May 2019. Residents on Mount Street and customers in the Perth CDB, West Perth, Leederville, West Leederville, Mount Lawley, North Perth and Highgate may experience discoloured water or a slight reduction in water pressure while this work is  carried out. Work will take place between 3 and  27 May 2019. For more information about this work, please contact 9420 3529 or email pipesforperth@watercorporation.com.au.

2019 our authorised contractor DM Civil replaced about 400 metres of new reticulation water main and 400 metres of distribution main on Mount Street in West Perth, between Kings Park and the Mitchell Freeway. The reticulation main was connected in January 2019.

Customer communications

15 January 2019 - Customer notification

7 December - Customer notification

17 October - Customer notification (email)

1 October - Customer notification (email)

20 September - Customer notification (email)

21 July - Public notice

17 July - Media Release

13 July -  Customer notification

18 May - Customer notification

21 March  - Customer notification

Contact us

  • For general enquires please contact the Pipes for Perth Customers Solutions Team on email pipesforperth@watercorporation.com.au or telephone (08) 9420 3529.
  • For enquiries requiring immediate action onsite i.e. property access; please contact Stakeholder Manager Hayley Rolfe on 0428 842 662.

Update 15 January 2019 - Work to connect the new reticulation water main to the existing water network will take place as follows:

  • Tuesday 22 January between 10am and 3pm: This work will take place at the top of Mount Street (near Kings Park) and will interrupt the water supply to one customer. We will be in touch with this customer directly to make alternative arrangements for supply.
  • Wednesday 23 to Thursday 24 January between 10pm and 4am: This work will take place at the bottom of Mount Street (near Mitchell Freeway) and is being carried out at night to avoid restricting water supply to customers during the day. The water supply to customers on Mount Street, Cliff Street and Bellevue Terrace will be shut-off on Wednesday 23 January at 10pm and will be switched back on at 4am on Thursday 24 January. Please draw any water before 10pm, you may need during this time.

Customers will experience an increase in activity in the area and some noise while work takes place. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Work to connect the distribution main will take place in April 2019. Further information about this work will take place closer to the time.

Please contact DM Civil Construction Manager Simon Spanjers on 0419 000 453 or Project Engineer Sam Evans on 0427 432 974, who will be available on site to address any urgent customer concerns and enquires while this work is being carried out. Alternatively, please contact DM Civil Stakeholder Manager Hayley Rolfe on 0428 842 662, during office hours.

Update as of 5 July 2018 - Work will now be starting the week of 23 July 2018. Please see Project stages and schedule for locality of stages and timeframes.

January 2019: All construction work is now complete

Stage   Indicative Timing
1 red  End of July – End of August
2 pink End of August - Mid September
3 green
Mid September – Mid October
4 blue
Mid October - Mid November
5 yellow
Mid November – Mid December

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