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.

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 ...
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 ...