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.

22 Nov 2019   Recognition for TasWater’s statewide upgrade
TasWater has been recognised for its work in the removal of all Public Health Alerts on drinking water across Tasmania at the Australian Water Association's awards presentation dinner in Hobart (Thursday 21 November.) TasWater has taken out the Infrastructure Project Innovation ...
21 Nov 2019   New water flowing through taps on King Island
TasWater has today officially unveiled its new King Island Water Treatment Plant (WTP). The completion of the project represents a significant milestone for TasWater but more importantly, for both the Currie and Grassy community. The multimillion-dollar infrastructure proj ...
7 Nov 2019   Boil Water Alert lifted for TasWater customers in the Lauderdale area
TasWater advises that the Department of Health (DoH) has lifted the Temporary Boil Water Alert for TasWater customers connected to the water supply network in Lauderdale, Acton Park, Roches Beach and Seven Mile Beach. Test results indicate the water being supplied to TasWater cu ...
6 Nov 2019   Investigations continue for Lauderdale Boil Water alert
Media Release Lauderdale BWA Update 6 November 2019.pdf
5 Nov 2019   Boil Water Alert for Lauderdale, Roches Beach, Acton Park and Seven Mile Beach
A Boil Water Alert has been put in place for customers in Lauderdale, Roches Beach, Acton Park and Seven Mile Beach on Hobart’s Eastern Shore. It follows the result of a water quality test, part of routine sampling, which indicated the presence of E.coli in the water at the Laud ...
4 Nov 2019   TasWater launches water conservation campaign
In a bid to encourage Tasmanians to conserve water, TasWater is rolling out a statewide campaign with the slogan ‘If we use more water than we need, it may not be there when we need it most.’ TasWater, along with the Tasmanian Government, is promoting the message that water supp ...
31 Oct 2019   TasWater rolls out technology for the safety of remote workers
After the successful launch last year of the StaySafe app, TasWater is continuing to put the safety of staff at the forefront. The mobile app was introduced to help monitor the safety of TasWater’s remote and lone workers.
23 Oct 2019   TasWater’s, ‘It’s time to change the world‘poster prize winners
Winners in TasWater's annual Water Week Poster Competition have been announced with prizes presented at presentation events around the state. Students from 29 primary schools across the state entered the competition, with TasWater receiving more than 500 entries. The National ...
23 Oct 2019   Works begin at Zeehan to boost water quality
TasWater is continuing to improve the water quality in remote and regional Tasmania, with works kicking off this week. In Zeehan, we are working to improve the quality of drinking water to our customers by closing in the two reservoirs in the town.
17 Oct 2019   Making a difference in communities for work safe month
As part of National Work Safe Month, TasWater will be touring the state promoting safety in the workplace to its staff, owners and customers.