Please note: the public areas of the listed dams have been re-opened.


  • All recreational areas at dams in Perth hills are closed on 21/12/2016
  • Water Corporation asks the community to postpone visits to dams to help reduce the risk of a bushfire 

Recreational areas at dams located in the Perth hills are closed today to reduce the risk of a bushfire.


The decision to close the dam recreational areas follows the Department of Parks and Wildlife’s closure of National Parks.

Water Corporation will reopen these areas to the public tomorrow.

The following public areas are closed:

  • Mundaring Weir
  • Victoria Dam
  • Canning Dam
  • Churchman Brook Dam
  • Wungong Dam
  • Serpentine Pipehead Dam
  • Serpentine Main Dam
  • North Dandalup Dam
  • South Dandalup Dam


For more information, phone Water Corporation’s 24 hour line on 13 13 75.

Media Enquiries:

Contact: Media Team

Phone: (08) 9420 2555