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.

9 Nov 2018 Water for me, Water for all’ poster prize winners
This year’s annual TasWater Water Week Poster Competition prizes have been announced for the Hobart area with winners being presented with their prizes at the Glenorchy Library. Students from 25 primary schools across the state entered the competition, TasWater receiving more t ...
7 Nov 2018 TasWater announces new Chairman
The Chief Owners Representative of TasWater Mayor David Downie has announced that Dr Stephen Gumley AO has been appointed as the new Chair of TasWater's Board of Directors.
7 Nov 2018 New Kangaroo Bay pipeline installed
TasWater and contractor Hazell Brothers have installed a new sewage pipeline across Kangaroo Bay connecting the main sewer line serving Bellerive and Howrah to the Rosny Point Sewage Treatment Plant.
1 Nov 2018 Legislation enabling State Government to become shareholder passes
Legislation to allow the Tasmanian Government to become a shareholder in TasWater has passed the final stages of State Parliament.
26 Oct 2018 New mobile app keeps TasWater field staff safe on the job
A new mobile app to help monitor the safety of TasWater’s remote and lone workers has been launched.
23 Oct 2018 TasWater staff recognised at safety awards
TasWater’s effort to further embed safety into everyday operations has been recognised, with water services operator Rachael Evans awarded best individual contribution to work health and safety at the WorkSafe Tasmania Awards 2018 last night.
11 Oct 2018 Water restored following Show Day outage
Large areas of West, South and Central Launceston as well as areas of Prospect and Kings Meadows which have been impacted by a water outage today are now seeing their water supply being fully restored
11 Oct 2018 Launceston outage update
A large area of West, South and Central Launceston as well as areas of Prospect and Kings Meadows has been impacted by a water outage from this morning.
28 Sep 2018 Council owners approve government buy-in to TasWater
Council owners of TasWater have today voted overwhelmingly to support the Tasmanian Government becoming a shareholder of the statewide water and sewerage company. The government will inject $200 million over the next decade in return for a 10 per cent shareholding.
18 Sep 2018 State Government and TasWater moving forward on major projects
TasWater Chairman Miles Hampton has today welcomed the Tasmanian Government’s request to commence discussions on progressing several major projects across the state. “After a preliminary discussion, the Treasurer has written to TasWater to seek formal dialogue around the propose ...