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 2019   TasWater’s, ‘It’s time to change the world‘poster prize winners
Winners in TasWater's annual Water Week Poster Competition have been announced with prizes presented at presentation events around the state. Students from 29 primary schools across the state entered the competition, with TasWater receiving more than 500 entries. The National ...
23 Oct 2019   Works begin at Zeehan to boost water quality
TasWater is continuing to improve the water quality in remote and regional Tasmania, with works kicking off this week. In Zeehan, we are working to improve the quality of drinking water to our customers by closing in the two reservoirs in the town.
17 Oct 2019   Making a difference in communities for work safe month
As part of National Work Safe Month, TasWater will be touring the state promoting safety in the workplace to its staff, owners and customers.
8 Oct 2019   Teens take ownership to deter vandalism
This school holidays TasWater is engaging with Hobart teenagers to add some artistic flair to its assets. Those participating in the Kingborough Council’s Youth Services program will be painting two sewerage pump stations at Blackmans Bay and Kingston on 8 and 9 of October.
2 Oct 2019   TasWater’s annual report highlights a year of achievement and strong financial position
TasWater has today provided its owners with its Annual Report for 2018-19. Our most significant achievement for the year was to meet our commitment to provide all our drinking water customers with water that meets all national health guidelines.
13 Aug 2019   River Derwent water tests show low level of contamination
Test results from water samples taken yesterday at five locations from the River Derwent following Sunday’s sewage spill from the Macquarie Point Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) indicate a limited impact on water quality.
12 Aug 2019   Macquarie Point Sewage Treatment Plant back online
TasWater confirms the Macquarie Point Sewage Treatment Plant is now operating normally following an internal power failure which interrupted the treatment process for a period on Sunday. The power supply at the plant failed around midday yesterday, resulting in a discharge of un ...
1 Aug 2019   TasWater launches poster competition for primary school students
TasWater is calling on all primary school students to start getting creative and design a poster and enter the National Water Week Poster Competition. The theme for this year is 'It's time to change the world.'
25 Jul 2019   TasWater appoints new board member
The Chief Owners Representative of TasWater Mayor Doug Chipman has announced the appointment of Kevin Young to the TasWater Board.
25 Jul 2019   Launceston wins best tasting water in Tasmania
TasWater congratulates the Mount Leslie Water Treatment Plant at Blackstone Heights (Launceston) which has taken out the award for the best tasting water in Tasmania.