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Take a peek behind the scenes and learn about the different water treatment processes that will help us secure our water supply for future generations.

Every year we receive lots of requests for excursions to visit our treatment plants, so we’ve developed a range of virtual tours that allow everyone to learn from the comfort of their classroom.

Turning seawater into drinking water

Desalination plants supply up to half of Perth’s drinking water. Watch how we process seawater from the Indian Ocean into fresh drinking water at the Southern Desalination Plant.


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Discover groundwater replenishment

After wastewater is treated, some is sent to an Advanced Water Recycling Plant for further treatment. The recycled water meets drinking water standards before it is then recharged into our aquifers to help replenish our groundwater.


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Inside a water resource recovery facility

Take a look inside the Beenyup Plant in Craigie at the process wastewater undergoes to be treated for reuse or discharge in the ocean.


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Treating groundwater for drinking

Watch this video of the Wanneroo Groundwater Treatment Plant to learn about the complex treatment process that makes groundwater safe for us to drink.

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