Remote communities

Remote communities

We provide infrastructure services to 18 remote Indigenous communities in the state.

The communities are located on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY), Maralinga Tjarutja (MT) and Aboriginal Lands Trust (ALT) Lands.

In these communities, we manage:

  • Scheduled services
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Emergency responses to related incidents
  • New consumer connections.

SA Water is also helping the state's remote communities to meet the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG).

We perform water quality testing for all major Aboriginal communities in South Australia. As part of the testing, we collect water samples every three months. The samples are tested at laboratories in both Adelaide and Marla.

The Federal Government also engaged us to manage a number of capital works improvement projects. Many have already been successfully completed.

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  • Charlbury Rd
  • Medindie Gardens
  • 21/03/2018
  • Major Leak
  • Last Updated: 21/03/2018 07:52 AM - We have received a report of an incident in Medindie Gardens. Water supply in the surrounding area may be impacted as we resolve this issue. Traffic restrictions may also apply. Reference Number WO: 06281665.

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  • Rupert Av
  • Bedford Park
  • 21/03/2018
  • Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time (water off): 22/03/2018 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time (water back on): 22/03/2018 06:00 PM

    We’re committed to improving your services and are undertaking maintenance work in Bedford Park. Water supply in the surrounding area may be impacted during the above times. Traffic restrictions may also apply.

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