Treating the water before it gets to you is important to make sure it looks, smells and tastes right and meets health standards. Many water treatment plants have been built in South Australia over the years to improve the quality of available water sources. The treatment program started with the construction of an iron removal plant at Kingston SE in 1963.
Today there are 43 operational water treatment plants, comprising;
A listing of the locations and types of water treatment plants can be found here . The treatment process makes sure your water meets the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2011). The national guidelines tell us what good, safe drinking water is and how to make sure what we give to you is exactly that.
Please be advised that supply to some SA Water customers connected to the Warren Transfer Main in the Mt Crawford, Birdwood and Cromer area is currently down due to immediate unplanned work being carried out.
SA Water are endeavouring to have works completed prior to 5:00pm to ensure interruption is minimised to customers. Further updates will be provided at this time.