Think climate change. Be waterwise

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How Perth's water sources have changed over time

Climate change has dramatically affected where we get our water from. We can no longer rely on the rain to meet our water needs.

As we continue to feel the impacts of climate change, we have adapted. We are working with government, partnering with businesses and supporting the community to take action on climate changes.

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We're here for you

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the Wooroloo bushfire. We’re here to help impacted customers, learn about our relief options.

Relief options
Perth water supply map

Adapting our water supply to climate change

Ever wondered how climate change has affected our water supply?

Find out more

Monthly Streamflow


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Year to date

Historical *

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Avg year to date



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Years of declining rainfall means less water flowing into your dams.

* Average monthly streamflow between 1911 - 1974


Latest updates


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
18 Jun 2021 | Update

Explore Western Australia’s water past, present and future at the WA Museum Boola Bardip

Get a hands-on and interactive experience on how water and climate have played a key role in creating WA's unique environment and continue to shape our future at our interactive displays currently available at the WA Museum Boola Bardip.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Education
  • History

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