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With flood waters starting to slowly recede in Daly River, Power and Water crews are assessing the area with a view to reconnecting power as soon as it is safe to do so.
Disruption to water supply means water must be boiled until water is tested and declared safe.
This evening, 29 January, the Darwin River Dam reached capacity and has started to spill.
With current and expected rainfall, it is likely that Darwin River Dam may spill in the next 24 hours.
On 1 January 2018, the responsibility for streetlights transfers from Power and Water Corporation to the road controlling authorities across the Northern Territory.
Tennant Creek’s annual Christmas Tree event was held at the weekend, with 440 presents given out during the day.
Season's greetings from everyone at Power and Water! Our front counters will be closed from 25 December until we reopen on 2 January. All other call centre services will not be affected.
Our Customer Service Centre in Katherine has transformed into a festive winter wonderland.
Power and Water’s $8.1 million project to replace the transmission lines from the Channel Island Power Station across the Elizabeth River reached practical completion on 3 November.
Power and Water completed the installation of the new Emerging Compounds Treatment Technologies (ECT2) water treatment plant supplied by the Department of Defence to help protect Katherine’s drinking water supply.
Power and Water’s Katherine customer service coordinator Jenny Mackie is the proud recipient of a Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence Medal.
Highlights from Power and Water’s $215 million annual capital program were outlined at the Northern Territory Major Projects Conference yesterday.
Last Friday, Power and Water’s Living Water Smart program was awarded the Australian Water Association (AWA) Program Innovation award for the Darwin Community Leak Program, while their school curriculum unit That’s My Water was a finalist.
Power and Water is vigilant that our water quality controls meet Australian Drinking Water Guidelines, which is international best practice.
Power and Water will celebrate National Water Week from 15- 21 October by partnering with the Department of Education to launch of a new series of educational activities for schools across the Northern Territory.