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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 ...
21 Aug 2018 TasWater successfully completes historic 24glasses – Regional Towns Water Supply Program.
In August 2016, TasWater committed to accelerating works to remove Public Health Alerts (PHAs) from regional towns across Tasmania. TasWater is pleased to confirm that PHAs (Boil Water Alerts and Do Not Consume Notices) have now been removed from all TasWater connected water supp ...
13 Aug 2018 TasWater Chairman to Step Down
Mr David Downie, TasWater Chief Owners Representative has announced that Miles Hampton will be stepping down as TasWater Chairman. "Mr Hampton has provided extraordinary leadership in the water sector in Tasmania. In 2005 he was appointed Chairman of Hobart Water. In 2009 Mr H ...
10 Aug 2018 Rossarden turns on to a new fully treated water supply
Cause for celebration in the town of Rossarden with TasWater and the Department of Health removing the town’s long standing public health alert on the use of water. Sourced from Aberfoyle Creek, the town’s water supply has traditionally been untreated with its 107 customers init ...
10 Aug 2018 Judbury’s Boil Water Alert lifted
TasWater’s upgrade of Judbury’s drinking water system is complete, resulting in the removal of its long standing Boil Water Alert. The Department of Health has completed its rigorous testing program following the installation of a new pipeline and reservoir as part of the water ...
10 Aug 2018 No more need for Mathinna residents to boil their drinking water
TasWater’s upgrade of drinking water supplies across the state is bringing benefits to the town of Mathinna in the North East. Its 122 TasWater customers can now drink the water straight from the tap, with the Department of Health removing the town’s long standing Boil Water Al ...
18 Jul 2018 Pipelines and plants providing water
More than 180 properties at Wayatinah, Colebrook and Epping Forest are now receiving safe, treated drinking water after the completion of pipelines and a new water treatment plant by TasWater.
12 Jul 2018 Deloraine Boil Water Alert has been lifted
TasWater advises that the Department of Health (DoH) has lifted the Boil Water Alert (BWA) for Deloraine. Test results indicate the water being supplied to TasWater customers meets the standards of both the Tasmanian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines (TDWQG) and the Australian D ...
8 Jul 2018 Work continuing to return Deloraine’s water back to normal
TasWater is progressing work to resolve water quality issues in Deloraine which led to the introduction of a Boil Water Alert. The area affected is the entire supply network of Deloraine. The Boil Water Alert was put in place following consultation with the Department of Healt ...
8 Jul 2018 Work underway to return Deloraine’s water back to normal
TasWater is currently working to resolve water quality issues in Deloraine which has led the introduction of a Boil Water Alert. The area affected is the entire supply network of Deloraine with the boil water alert put in place following consultation with the Department of He ...