Burnie - 1 - 15 March 2019

Date and timeframe of outage

1 - 15 March 2019 - 7.00am - 5.00pm (Water will be out for periods of 30 minutes to 2 hours, during meter installations)

Area affected

Damian Avenue, Fagan Drive, Boland Avenue, Ritchie Avenue, Cooney Court, Mount Street, Mercedes Place, Singline Avenue, Rose Street, Josie Crescent, Ewington Way, Dowling Drive, Sebastian Court, Cedar Place, Manuka Drive, Wirilda Drive, Acacia Drive, Atkins Drive, Banksia Drive, Old Surrey Road, Fern Glade Road, Wattle Place, Wattle Avenue, Myrtle Crescent, Medwin Street. Laurel Court, McPhee Street, Grant Street, Burnie.

Number of properties affected

Approximately 481 properties affected

Cause of the outage

Water Meter Renewals

Information for customers

Customers are advised to store sufficient quantities of water for personal use during this period. Once water is restored, please run an outside tap until water is clear to remove any sediment, cloudiness or air in the pipes. If you continue to experience discoloured water after running the taps, please contact us.

If you have any special requirements please contact us.

TasWater apologises for any inconvenience that this work may cause.


All information regarding this outage is recorded in our asset information system, which forms a key input into our decision making tools. This will allow us to determine a structured program of maintenance, renewal or upgrade works, with the aim of reducing the likelihood of this outage happening again across all of our networks.