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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.

19 May 2020   Wet wipes cause Kingston Beach sewage spill (pdf 140.7KB)
TasWater wants to remind customers to be mindful of what they flush down the toilet. Just last week a sewer blockage in the Kingston area resulted in a sewage spill along Kingston Beach. Although it was repaired and cleaned up quickly, it still required signs warning beachg ...
14 May 2020   Waratah Dam safety works commence (pdf 457.1KB)
To safely manage Waratah Dam coming into the cooler months, TasWater will be undertaking safety works at the dam spillway.
7 May 2020   New cargo nets reduce manual handling (pdf 463.3KB)
TasWater Water Services Operator Nigel Brown has developed cargo nets to be used throughout the business to reduce manual handling.
6 May 2020   TasWater one step closer to reintroducing water supply to Pioneer (pdf 455.3KB)
TasWater has received approvals from our regulators to reintroduce a water supply to Pioneer. It comes after Dorset Council's unanimous support for a reticulated water supply for the town.
1 May 2020   Oatlands water restrictions lifted (pdf 454.2KB)
Water restrictions will end for Oatlands on 1 May 2020, drawing to a close water restriction across Tasmania. Stage 2 water restrictions have ended earlier than expected.
1 May 2020   Coles Bay water restrictions lifted (pdf 458.4KB)
Water restrictions will end for Coles Bay on 1 May 2020, drawing to a close water restriction across Tasmania. Stage 2 water restrictions have ended earlier than expected.
24 Apr 2020   Customer support program extended to help more Tasmanians (pdf 566.9KB)
More TasWater customers will now be able to receive bill payment support, extended payment terms and deferred trade waste payments through the extended Customer Support Program.
22 Apr 2020   Bryn Estyn upgrade works commence (pdf 463KB)
Work on TasWater’s largest water treatment plant upgrade has begun, ensuring water quality and supply for future generations. TasWater Capital Delivery Office (CDO), Alliance Program Manager, Ian Penman said the project is going ahead without delay, using all the measures necessa ...
16 Apr 2020   Community update Cradle Valley (pdf 56.9KB)
Community update Cradle Valley sewage
9 Apr 2020   Chlorine cylinder trolley rolled out in the work place (pdf 557.1KB)
As part of TasWater’s aim to mitigate manual handling hazards in the work place, a team member, who is committed to making these changes a reality, has implemented a chlorine cylinder trolley.