Water Sources

Water Sources

Water is sourced from a range of different places to supply South Australia. Most of our water comes from the River Murray, but surface water, sea water and groundwater also make it into our supplies.

Water sources 2018-19

South Australia is the driest state in the driest inhabited continent on Earth. A secure supply of high quality water is important for all of us. SA Water spends a lot of time and effort making sure we have enough water into the future.

Water Trading Announcement

Hear from Maree and Greg about how we manage our source water from bores and reservoirs:

  • Major faults

  • Resolved

  • Poyntz Tce
  • Coonalpyn
  • 12/11/2019
  • Water Supply On
  • 12/11/2019 07:07 PM - We are attending to an incident in Coonalpyn with no interruption to the water supply. The safety of our crews and customers comes first, and we always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 07207361.
  • See all major faults

  • Scheduled works

  • Underway
  • Lawrence Hargrav Way
  • Parafield
  • 14/11/2019
  • Temporary Supply Interruption
  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 15/11/2019 05:30 PM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 15/11/2019 08:30 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Parafield. 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.


  • See all scheduled works

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