Wagin water supply improvements

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Project goal:

Improve the reliability of water supply to Wagin and Katanning and provide adequate water storage for Wagin.

Status:

In construction

Delivery Date:

August 2017–October 2018

What's happening

Water Corporation has completed the first stage of the Wagin and Katanning water supply improvements project. This work included the construction of 10.9 kms of new water supply pipeline which will improve the reliability of water supply to the towns of Wagin and Katanning.

The new water supply pipeline will increase transfer capacity along the Narrogin-Katanning pipeline to cater for future growth in Katanning and provide an increase in water storage capacity at Wagin.

The second stage of this project will see Water Corporation upgrade the Wardelocking Reservoir by adding a roof, liner and chlorine dosing system to the reservoir’s outlet. The upgrade  will increase the tank’s water storage capacity to 3.6 million litres, providing adequate water supply for customers in Wagin and catering for future growth in the area.

Work on the Wardelocking Reservoir will commence in April 2018 and is expected to take 6 months to be completed.

Community benefits

  • Improving reliability of water supply to the towns of Katanning and Wagin.
  • Providing adequate water storage for Wagin.

Community impacts

None at this stage.  

Timing

Construction is expected to start in April 2018 and is anticipated to be completed by the end of October 2018.  

We will continue to update the community as this work progresses.

More information

Please contact Community Engagement Officer, Elecia Wheat, on elecia.wheat@watercorporation.com.au or call (08) 9420 3265.

Map showing Shire of Wagin water supply improvement works


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