13 May 2022 | Media Release

Perth weekly water update - 13 May 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
09 May 2022 | Media Release

New bridge to view world-famous Wellington Dam mural

The McGowan Government will build a new bridge to enhance the safety of visitors to Collie's world-famous Wellington Dam mural, with $10 million allocated towards the project in the 2022-2023 State Budget.

  • Dams
  • South West
05 May 2022, AWST 14:00 | 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 May 2022 | Media Release

Innovation drives water efficiency among WA’s top waterwise businesses and buildings

Water Minister Dave Kelly has congratulated Western Australia's leading waterwise businesses and office buildings for helping save an estimated combined 12 billion litres of precious drinking water in 2020-21.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Waterwise businesses
04 May 2022 | Media Release

Special praise for WA’s top waterwise councils and aquatic centres

Water Minister Dave Kelly has crowned the City of Joondalup as WA's Platinum Waterwise Council of the Year at a special ceremony acknowledging the water-saving success of local governments and aquatic centres.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Waterwise councils
04 May 2022 | Media Release

WA housing developers celebrated for commitment to water-sensitive urban design

Three innovative housing developments were today recognised for their commitment to water-sensitive urban design at a special ceremony hosted by Water Corporation.

  • Community
  • Waterwise
  • Waterwise developments
26 Apr 2022 | Media Release

Limited time left to claim free Great Southern waterwise offers

Households in select Great Southern regional towns are being encouraged to help save water in the home by taking advantage of Water Corporation’s waterwise offers before the end of May.

  • Residential
  • Great Southern
  • Waterwise
22 Apr 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 22 April 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
22 Apr 2022 | Media Release

Work starts to replace 100-year-old water pipes on Beaufort Street

Vital upgrades to 100-year-old water mains on Beaufort Street will start next week to bolster supply reliability for residents and businesses along the bustling café strip.

  • Community
  • Projects
12 Apr 2022 | Media Release

Healthy snack options ripe for the picking at new Yakanarra community garden

Healthy breakfast and snack options will soon be on the menu at a remote Kimberley community thanks to a new citrus garden planted using a grant from Water Corporation and the Lions Club of Broome.

  • Community
  • North West
12 Apr 2022 | Media Release

Voting open in Water Corporation's 2022 Community Choice Awards

Waterwise projects in the City of Mandurah, Town of Bassendean, Shire of Murray and City of Bayswater have been shortlisted for Water Corporation’s 2022 Community Choice Awards, with voting open until Friday, 22 April.

  • Community
  • Drainage
  • Plants
  • Waterwise
  • Waterwise councils
31 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 31 March 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
28 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Funding now available to kickstart community projects in the Kimberley

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the opening of Water Corporation's Kimberley Community Grants Scheme that offers individual grants of up to $10,000 to Kimberley schools and not-for-profit groups.

  • Community
  • Grants
  • North West
25 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 25 March 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
24 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Rockingham's beachside culture celebrated in new community artworks

Rockingham's iconic coastal lifestyle is the inspiration for two public murals that have transformed indistinct water assets into vibrant community artworks.

  • Community
24 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Further experience added to Water Corporation board

Water Minister Dave Kelly today announced the appointment of social equity advocate and former WA Member of Parliament, Janine Freeman, to Water Corporation's Board of Directors.

22 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Waterwise message in the spotlight for World Water Day 2022

The impact of climate change on Perth's water sources is in the spotlight as part of World Water Day 2022, with a recent survey showing many people still believe rainfall is Perth's primary drinking water source.

  • Climate change
  • Water sources
  • Waterwise
18 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 18 March 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
11 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Discoloured water alert for Joondanna, Mount Hawthorn, North Perth and Mount Lawley - 11-12 March 2022

Customers in Joondanna, Mount Hawthorn, North Perth and Mount Lawley may be experiencing discoloured water following essential valve and pipeline works that has stirred up harmless sediment in the pipes.

  • Water issues
11 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 11 March 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
04 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 4 March 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
01 Mar 2022 | Media Release

Water deficiency declared in the Shire of Esperance - Salmon Gums and Grass Patch

Water Minister Dave Kelly has today declared a water deficiency in Salmon Gums and Grass Patch in the Shire of Esperance and announced the State Government will begin carting water for eligible farmers from Tuesday March 1, 2022 for animal welfare needs.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Great Southern
24 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes bushfire - Hester Dam water source being reinstated

Updates from Water Corporation on the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes bushfire.

  • South West
  • water supply alerts
22 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Illegal marron fishing results in successful prosecution

A 52-year-old Jarrahdale man has been fined more than $9,000, including penalties, for taking 79 marron during the closed season for marron fishing.

  • Community
  • Dams
  • Water sources
22 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Shires of Dumbleyung and Wickepin - normal water supply restored

Water Corporation advises repairs to a bushfire-damaged water main between Wickepin and Dumbleyung are complete and normal water supply has been restored.

  • Great Southern
  • water supply alerts
18 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 18 February 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
18 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Financial relief for bushfire-affected Western Australians

The McGowan Government today announced further support for those affected by the impacts of recent bushfires in the State's Great Southern, South-West and Wheatbelt regions in the form of ongoing relief from Synergy, Water Corporation and Western Power.

  • Billing
  • Community
  • Financial care
11 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 11 February 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
07 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Lake Argyle picnic area temporarily closed for maintenance works

Water Corporation is undertaking essential maintenance works on the road to the Lake Argyle picnic area following damage sustained from recent heavy rainfall events.

  • Community
  • Dams
  • North West
07 Feb 2022 | Media Release

New water pipeline to cater for Perth’s booming south-east

Housing development in Perth's south-east will be supported for years to come following completion of a 2.1 kilometres water pipeline servicing the fast-growing suburbs of Mundijong and Whitby.

  • Projects
  • Water sources
04 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Get back to nature at revamped Churchman Brook dam

A new nature playground at the Water Corporation's Churchman Brook dam is the centrepiece of upgraded visitor facilities at the popular Perth dam, unveiled today by Water Minister Dave Kelly.

  • Community
  • Dams
01 Feb 2022 | Media Release

Kimberley residents advised to avoid floodwaters

Kimberley residents are advised to avoid contact with floodwaters which may have been contaminated by wastewater in the wake of rapid, heavy rainfall overnight.

  • Community
  • North West
  • Wastewater
28 Jan 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 28 January 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
17 Jan 2022 | Media Release

Perth Weekly Water Update - 17 January 2022

Latest metro water use, dam levels, streamflow and rainfall data.

  • Climate change
  • Dams
  • Water sources
14 Jan 2022 | Media Release

Broome business to support major upgrade of local water and wastewater infrastructure

Water Minister Dave Kelly has announced the start of a major upgrade to water and wastewater infrastructure in Broome, with a local Aboriginal business appointed to deliver the project's first stage.

  • North West
  • Projects
  • Wastewater
04 Jan 2022 | Media Release

Water Corporation to lower Lake Kununurra for essential work

Water Corporation will lower the water level of Lake Kununurra for two weeks from 7 January 2022 to 21 January 2022 to complete important maintenance work to the irrigation scheme.

  • Dams
  • Irrigation
  • North West