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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.

21 May 2018 TasWater have flicked the switch on new treatment plants
TasWater have flicked the switch on new treatment plants
15 May 2018 Water restrictions finished for Orford and Triabunna
TasWater is pleased to confirm that Stage 1 Water Restrictions have been removed for the East Coast towns of Orford and Triabunna, effective immediately. Following the exceptionally high rainfall totals on overnight on Thursday 10 May, both the Upper and Lower Prosser Dams are ...
15 May 2018 TasWater continues flood damage assessment
TasWater crews have continued repairs today following Thursday night flood event. A full assessment of damage is still being undertaken with most of the damage involving electrical switching equipment at pump stations, several severed water and sewage pipes and fencing around ...
11 May 2018 TasWater wet weather event update
TasWater continues to assess the extent of damage to its infrastructure and the impact the wet weather has had on its services over the last 24 hours. As the flood waters recede in the Hobart and southern Tasmania areas people are reminded to stay clear of flooded areas as the f ...
11 May 2018 Heavy rainfall incident – Southern Tasmania
Southern Tasmania and the East Coast are experiencing an extraordinary weather event and high levels of rainfall. TasWater is working with Tasmania Police, Councils and the SES as part of the Southern Regional Emergency Management Committee.
4 May 2018 TasWater’s three year plan to deliver customer outcomes
The Economic Regulator today released its final determination on TasWater’s Price and Service Plan (PSP3) for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021. PSP3 is TasWater’s three-year blueprint to maintain the delivery of clean and safe drinking water, improve environmental outcomes ...
30 Apr 2018 Currie’s Stage Two water restrictions extended
Ongoing dry conditions on King Island have resulted in TasWater extending Stage Two restrictions for customers connected to the Currie water supply until 31 May. Stage One restrictions were introduced on January 17 and raised to Stage Two late February with the aim of reducing ...
27 Apr 2018 Boil Water Alert lifted for South Hobart
Media Release BWA lifted for South Hobart 27 April 2018 v3.pdf
18 Apr 2018 TasWater offers small business support on trade waste clean-up
TasWater has modified elements of its trade waste program to help Tasmanian owned small business operators meet environmental compliance with their trade waste in a more affordable manner. The revision follows feedback from customers and Owner Councils as well as comments pres ...
11 Apr 2018 Stage 1 water restrictions for Orford and Triabunna
Orford and Triabunna will be placed on Stage 1 water restrictions from today, Wednesday, 11 April 2018 until Thursday, 31 May 2018. Stage 1 restrictions are aimed at reducing non-essential water use by approximately 20 per cent by encouraging more conscious water usage at home ...