2016

01 February 2016
  • PFAS testing - NT public water drinking supply    25 November 2016

    As the entity responsible for managing public water supply across the Territory, Power and Water was asked by the Department of Health to take samples of drinking water in various locations to test them for levels of PFAS.

  • Discoloured water    23 December 2016

    Residents in Darwin, Palmerston and the rural area may be noticing some occurrences of discoloured water.

  • Wastewater overflows in the wet season    23 December 2016

    Heavy rainfall in the Darwin region has caused significant build up in the sewer and stormwater system. As a result, diluted wastewater overflows have occurred at some points in the system and have the potential to occur as rains continue.

  • Energy savings in Arnhem Land celebrated on national stage    02 December 2016

    The Manymak Energy Efficiency Project has been recognised on the national stage, receiving the Sustainable and Resilient Communities accolade at the Banksia Awards held in Sydney.

  • Foodbank NT Christmas appeal    28 November 2016

    Power and Water is partnering with Foodbank NT to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate this festive season.

  • Power and Water's Solar SETuP team heads to Ramingining    22 November 2016

    The next stage of the Solar Energy Transformation Program (SETuP) is underway.

  • Drinking water quality testing update    18 November 2016

    In response to a request from the Department of Health, the contaminant from firefighting chemicals (PFAS) was included for the first time in the water testing program in Alice Springs, Katherine, Batchelor, Adelaide River and Darwin in 2016.

  • Save money off your bottom line    18 November 2016

    Living Water Smart, an initiative of Power and Water, has launched two new business initiatives aimed at helping Darwin businesses and not-for-profit organisations save water and ultimately, money off their bottom line.

  • Keeping workers safe    28 October 2016

    Felino Molina loves teaching others about how to be safer at work.

  • Darwin River Dam Open Day – a great success!    27 October 2016

    Last weekend’s rain didn’t deter the crowds from attending the Darwin River Dam Open Day with over 600 people from the Darwin region attending the event.