SA Water Library

SA Water Library

The SA Water library provides information to help our staff do their jobs. Some parts of our collection may also be of interest to the public, including photos and artefacts. Please note public borrowing from the library is not available, but you can ask your local public library to borrow items on your behalf (inter library loans). Teachers can also borrow resources from the SA Water Library's School Collection.

Photos: Current and historical

Historic ImageWe have photos in our collection dating back to the 1860s. View some on Flickr or contact the library to access more of the collection. You can read more about SA Water's history here.

Historical photobooks

These history photobooks have been developed with a focus on specific regions of South Australia. They are free to download as apple ibooks and available to order in print direct from the printer.

A pictorial history of water in South Australia's South East

Water snapshot: Yorke Peninsula and northern South Australia

ArtefactsArtefact example

The library holds artefacts (physical objects) used in water construction around the state. Contact the library for more information.

Resources for South Australian teachers

We have a collection of primary and secondary student resources you can borrow to help teach water units.

If you are not registered to borrow, complete the SA Water Library registration. Terms and Conditions for using the library are here.

You can also:

SA Water's librarian is also available to help students with their SACE research projects.

Contact the library

The Library is staffed from Tuesday-Thursday. Public access to the library is by appointment only. Please call or email to make a time.

Phone: (08) 7424 1305

Fax: (08) 7003 3328

Email: library@sawater.com.au

The library is located at: SA Water House, Level 3, 250 Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga, Adelaide SA.


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