Seawater

Seawater

Being able to desalinate seawater ensures that drinking water is still available even in times of drought.  We operate seawater desalination plants at Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island and the Adelaide Desalination Plant (ADP) located at Lonsdale.  

In 2017-18, desalinated seawater accounted for 1.9% of South Australia’s total water supply. More information on desalination can be found here.

  • Major faults

  • Reported

  • Gawler Pl
  • Adelaide
  • 23/04/2019
  • Water Supply Interrupted
  • Last Updated: 23/04/2019 10:37 AM - We are on site in Adelaide and the nearby water supply may be unavailable until 23/04/2019 03:20 PM. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring supply as safely and quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 06900473.
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  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Ayers St
  • Gawler East
  • 18/03/2019
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 22/03/2019 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 22/03/2019 06:00 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Gawler East. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. Temporary traffic management may remain in place until reinstatement of the impacted road is complete. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as safely and quickly as we can.


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