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.

7 Apr 2020   Restrictions lifted at Whitemark (pdf 457KB)
Due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, TasWater is deferring work on the Henderson Dam project, therefore stage 2 water restrictions will conclude at Whitemark on Flinders Island, from 7 April 2020.
3 Apr 2020   Urgent appeal to restrict water use in Orford and Triabunna (pdf 140.6KB)
TasWater requests customers in Orford and Triabunna to please immediately restrict water use to essential purposes. The main pipe supplying treated water from our Prosser water treatment plant to our storage reservoir has failed. The broken section is in a high flowing creek, ...
31 Mar 2020   Water restrictions conclude for most of Tasmania (pdf 456.9KB)
Following a summer of water restrictions across much of the state, most of Tasmania will finish water restrictions on Tuesday 31 March 2020. Stage 2 water restrictions will remain in place for Coles Bay and Oatlands until 31 May 2020.
26 Mar 2020   Protecting health and livelihoods (pdf 158.1KB)
Today the Premier announced a range of measures to provide additional support to families and businesses during the current emergency. These measures include the decision by TasWater to give a 100 per cent rebate for water and sewerage bills issued between April 1 and June 30 ...
23 Mar 2020   TasWater continues with essential works (pdf 559.1KB)
While TasWater has implemented several measures in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our priority is to provide safe and reliable drinking water and ongoing sewerage services to our customers. TasWater is continuing with vital maintenance and renewal programs durin ...