The state’s budget has allotted $986 million to new water infrastructure works for the state across 4 years. Under this budget maintenance, works and upgrades will be conducted under the Asset Investment Programs.
Western Australian Water Minister, Dave Kelly, said, “The McGowan Government’s investment in hundreds of regional projects, to be delivered by Aqwest, Busselton Water and the Water Corporation right across Western Australia, shows our commitment to providing safe and reliable water services no matter where you live. “
“The McGowan Government takes climate change seriously, and combined with a growing state, is committed to investing in water infrastructure that is efficient and resilient.
“We also need to keep doing more with wastewater, recycle what has previously been considered a waste product, as well as inspire more efficient and ‘wiser’ water use through education programs.
South West – $208.9 million
- $26 million for the drainage upgrade project in Busselton
- $7 million for the Greenbushes to Kirup pipeline
Goldfields and Agricultural – $151.8 million
- $18.4 million for new water storage tanks at Merredin and Dedari
- $2.1 million to upgrade the York Wastewater Treatment Plant
Mid West – $94.6 million
- $11.2 million for water quality improvement in the Murchison region
- $4.2 million for water supply improvements in Geraldton
North West – $265.3 million
- $6.8 million for Karratha’s new water storage tank
- $7.3 million to upgrade Onslow’s Cane River borefield and water treatment plant
Great Southern – $145.2 million
- $18.6 million to complete the Albany to Denmark pipeline
- $2.3 million on expansion and improvements to Esperance’s town water supply scheme
- $4.2 million to normalise water and wastewater services to remote and town-based Aboriginal communities
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