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.

8 Feb 2019 No risk to drinking water from highland lakes metal claims
The health of the public is TasWater’s highest priority and we carry out rigorous testing of all water supplied to our customers. TasWater has reviewed our data for the systems and catchments that include these lakes and we do not have concerns for drinking water quality as a res ...
2 Feb 2019 TasWater reminds customers to conserve water on Total Fire Ban days
TasWater is reminding customers to avoid non-essential water use during a Total Fire Ban declared for most of the south and east of the state on Sunday.
1 Feb 2019 TasWater stands by DNA testing at Blackmans Bay beach
Recently Mr Richard Griggs has made comments in the media regarding the process and the results of the DNA testing of water at Blackmans Bay beach. Regrettably these comments may have caused some misunderstanding regarding TasWater’s efforts to establish the cause of the E.coli d ...
29 Jan 2019 Tasmanians asked to help by conserving water during fires
TasWater is again asking Tasmanians to avoid non-essential water use during Total Fire Ban days and while bushfires are threatening communities across the state.
29 Jan 2019 TasWater working to resolve Ulverstone’s water quality
Some customers in Ulverstone have experienced discoloured water due to a variation of the quality of the raw water source.