Media Releases

TasWater is committed to keeping our customers, employees and the public informed about what is happening in our organisation and the Tasmanian water industry.  Our latest media release can be viewed below.  For all media enquiries please call 13 6992 and ask to speak with our Communications team.

15 Dec 2017 EOI sought for Waratah Dam
Media Release Waratah Dam 15 Dec 2017.pdf
15 Dec 2017 Bridport stage 1 water restrictions
Bridport stage 1 water restrictions.pdf
11 Dec 2017 Government's misleading claims
Media Release Governments misleading claims.pdf
8 Dec 2017 Governments should not own water utilities: Infrastructure Australia
Media Release Infrastructure Australia Report 8 December 2017.pdf
5 Dec 2017 A Century on and Ridgeway Dam still servicing the community
Today marks a hundred years since the opening of the Ridgeway Dam. Planned in the late nineteenth century with work starting in 1911, construction continued through the First World War until 1917. The dam was at the cutting edge of engineering when it was built with the wall at ...
5 Dec 2017 TasWater encourages customers to have their say
The Economic Regulator today released its draft determination on TasWater’s Draft Price and Service Plan (PSP3) for the period 2018-2021 financial years. PSP3 is TasWater’s three-year blueprint to maintain the delivery of clean and safe drinking water, improve environmental outc ...
5 Dec 2017 Weekend rain event causes sewer spills
TasWater advises that as a result of the large rain event over the weekend there has been a release of sewage into Pittwater. “It was a one in ten year rain event in Richmond and a one in five year event at Cambridge,” said Bennie Smith, TasWater General Manager Service Delivery ...
27 Nov 2017 Gretna raises a glass to clean drinking water
Good news this morning for residents of Gretna with TasWater confirming its water supply to the area can now be drunk straight from the tap, bringing to an end the towns long running Boil Water Alert.
24 Nov 2017 Taroona sewer pipe fixed after being broken by falling tree
TasWater crews have successfully and safely repaired an elevated sewer line broken over night when a large tree fell on the concrete pipe. The elevated pipe crosses a creek in a reserve at the end of Flinders Esplanade.
20 Nov 2017 Treasurer goes from full frontal assault to backdown
Media Release Treasurer goes from assault to backdown 20 November 2017.pdf