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.

27 Feb 2017 It's time to set the record straight
It's time to set the record straight - Miles Hampton
22 Feb 2017 TasWater’s Steve Balcombe Scholarship 2017
TasWater has announced that this year’s winner of the Steve Balcombe Scholarship is Olivia Wilson. Olivia is enrolled to complete a Bachelor of Science (Catalyst Program) with UTAS. From Clifton Beach, Olivia completed her secondary education at Rosny College.
7 Feb 2017 TasWater –protecting water supplies for Orford and Triabunna
In a move to shore up future water security for Orford and Triabunna, TasWater has given in principle support for the development of a new raw water dam on the Tea Tree Rivulet near Buckland.
7 Feb 2017 Upgrade projects at St Helens remains a priority for TasWater
After heavy rainfall last Friday morning, described as a one in five year weather event resulted in an overflow of a St Helens sewage pump station into Georges Bay, TasWater has confirmed the projected timing for upgrades to the Esplanade pump station.
7 Feb 2017 TasWater versus the World
TasWater’s water treatment plant team at Barrington, near Sheffield is taking on the world in a battle to prove Tasmania has the best tasting water on the planet.
10 Jan 2017 Pipeline upgrade scheduled to avoid start of new school year
TasWater has identified the need to replace part of a main sewer line servicing properties in the vicinity of Taroona High School, with work scheduled to take place over the summer school holidays.
22 Dec 2016 Stage 1 water restrictions at Bridport
Bridport has been placed on Stage 1 water restrictions aimed at reducing non-essential water use by approximately 20 per cent.
8 Dec 2016 TasWater lifts the lid on sewage plant
Launceston’s Ti Tree Bend Sewage Treatment Plant is undergoing significant maintenance work over the next few days with TasWater lifting the lid on one of the plant’s two digesters. The aim of the maintenance is to improve the plant’s overall performance and reduce the emission ...
1 Dec 2016 TasWater brings Whitemark’s water up to the mark
Residents of Whitemark on Flinders Island have good cause for celebration today with TasWater in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services confirming the town’s long standing do not consume alert has been lifted.
23 Nov 2016 TasWater pump maintenance aims to keep floodwaters at bay
TasWater has carried out improvement and maintenance works on stormwater pumps at the Margaret Street Pump Station near Kings Park in Paterson Street.