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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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Adapting our water supply to climate change

Ever wondered how climate change has affected our water supply?

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Monthly Streamflow

2022

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Year to date

Historical *

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Avg year to date

Difference

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

* Average monthly streamflow between 1911 - 1974

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08 Aug 2022, AWST 12:30 | Incident Update

Sewer main emergency repair works – Town of Cottesloe

Water Corporation is conducting emergency repairs to a damaged sewer main at Car Park One on Marine Parade, Cottesloe.

  • Service alert
  • Wastewater
04 Aug 2022 | Update

Cyclone-proof water for Karratha

Karratha’s water supply is secure for decades to come with a new more cyclone-proof water tank. 2020’s Tropical Cyclone Damien damaged the previous tank supplying most of Karratha’s water.

  • North West
  • Water sources
  • Climate change
03 Aug 2022 | Update

Helping the homeless one load at a time

There are many ways to lend a hand. One of our Water Corporation employees volunteers her time every fortnight to help the homeless with Orange Sky.

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