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.

2 Dec 2019   Rosebery RSL Commercial Customer Repayment Program
TasWater is committed to help regional and remote communities where possible. After hearing the concerns from the Rosebery RSL about their current financial situation, TasWater has offered assistance to help their business get back on track through the Commercial Customer Repa ...
27 Nov 2019   TasWater working with irrigators to ensure summer water supplies
As summer approaches following what has been a below average period of winter rainfall across south-eastern Tasmania, both TasWater and Tasmanian Irrigation are preparing for what could be unprecedented pressure on our water systems.
26 Nov 2019   Glen Dhu Combined Drainage Upgrade
The second phase of the Glen Dhu Combined Drainage Upgrade project is now complete after the construction of a large diversion pipeline. The new 270-metre combined sewage and stormwater pipeline will divert some flow away from the Glen Dhu area during rain events.
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.