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.

18 Jan 2019 DNA fingerprinting result – indicates non-human source
DNA testing of the spike in E.coli at Blackmans Bay Beach last week indicates that it is not human faecal matter.
16 Jan 2019 TasWater website now mobile friendly
We’re mobile! TasWater’s website has become mobile-friendly.
11 Jan 2019 TasWater welcomes new Blackmans Bay Beach water test results
TasWater is pleased Blackmans Bay Beach test results have come back safe for swimming. We will continue investigating a range of factors which may have led to the high readings of enterococci bacteria in the first place
10 Jan 2019 Top up with tap water at the tennis
TasWater is encouraging tennis fans to top up with tap water via its free water filling stations at this week’s Hobart International Tennis tournament.
21 Dec 2018 TasWater selects alliance partner to deliver on capital works program
TasWater is pleased to announce it has selected an alliance partner to oversee an extensive capital works program over the next four years. UGL and CPB Contractors with support from WSP Australia will partner with TasWater to form the Capital Delivery Office.
21 Dec 2018 TasWater community grant helps put baking skills in the spotlight
The North-West’s baking skills were on show this month, with a range of cakes, breads, slices, biscuits, and decorating skills in the spotlight thanks, in part, to TasWater.
19 Dec 2018 Put water saving tips at the top of summer to-do list
As the weather warms and summer starts, TasWater is encouraging people to use less water.
18 Dec 2018 Upgraded St Helens sewerage system copes well with weekend weather
Recent upgrades to the sewerage system at St Helens have prevented any overflows during increased rainfall over the weekend.
14 Dec 2018 Bridport placed on Stage 1 water restrictions
Bridport will be placed on Stage 1 water restrictions from today, Friday 14 December until Monday 11 February 2019 to help maintain supply to the town over the peak summer holiday period.
13 Dec 2018 TasWater helps QVMAG showcase creative community
The Queen Victoria Museum at Inveresk will be awash with colour when a yarn bombing project supported by TasWater is installed ahead of an exhibition honouring Tasmanian icon Marjorie Bligh.