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.

17 Apr 2019 State of the Industry Report 2017-18 released
TasWater welcomes the Economic Regulator’s State of the Industry report (2017-18) which contains good news for both TasWater and our customers. CEO Michael Brewster said it’s an independent benchmark of how we measure up against equivalent water and sewerage utilities in the res ...
10 Apr 2019 TasWater extends closing date for Waratah Dam expression of interest
TasWater has extended the closing date of the Expression of Interest (EOI) for a new owner for Waratah Dam.
29 Mar 2019 TasWater to host community meeting on Waratah Dam ownership
TasWater will host a community meeting at Waratah, in the state’s northwest, next week to discuss the Expression of Interest to find a new owner for the Waratah Dam, recent investigations about the dam and how the dam will be managed this winter.
29 Mar 2019 Stage Two water restrictions extended for Currie
Ongoing dry conditions on King Island have resulted in TasWater extending the water restrictions for Currie until Tuesday, 30 April.
28 Mar 2019 Upgraded sewage treatment plant at Blackmans Bay up and running
TasWater’s $50 Million upgrade of the sewage treatment plant at Blackmans Bay has reached a major milestone with flows from the old plant now cut-over to the new facilities. The new Intermittent Decant Extended Aeration (IDEA) treatment process has the capacity to treat sewage fr ...
28 Mar 2019 TasWater rebate for customers impacted by bushfires
TasWater, like all Tasmanians were disturbed by the recent bushfire threat to several communities across the state. As a small gesture of support TasWater is providing a $50 reduction in the next quarterly water bill to all our customers located in areas which were covered by ...
27 Mar 2019 TasWater starts work to reduce wet weather overflows at Glen Dhu
Works to reduce stormwater and sewage overflow in the Glen Dhu area of Launceston have begun.
19 Mar 2019 TasWater begins second process to find new owner for Waratah Dam
A second Expression of Interest for a new owner of the Waratah Dam, in the state’s northwest, opens tomorrow.
21 Feb 2019 North West Coast student takes out TasWater scholarship
This year’s Steve Balcombe Scholarship recipient is Devonport student Ryan Smith.
11 Feb 2019 Bridport water restrictions lifted
TasWater has lifted the Stage 1 water restrictions in Bridport.