Department of Water (Western Australia)

The Department of Water is a defunct department of the Government of Western Australia that was responsible for management of Western Australia's water resources.

Department of Water
Agency overview
Formed2006
Dissolved2017-06-30
JurisdictionGovernment of Western Australia
Websitewww.water.wa.gov.au

It was replaced by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (Western Australia) on 1 July 2016[1].

The department provides information to industry, technical support and professional guidance to government on the status of water and the viability of new water source developments. It also issues licences for artesian groundwater wells throughout the State.


  1. "The Department of Water Home". Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
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