Brown water for Mawson

Share Canberra's trusted news:

tap water

ACTEW Water is undertaking necessary work in the Mawson area this week (Thursday) which may result in temporary discolouration of water.

ACTEW’s modeling indicates that the work, which involves reversing the flow for some streets, may result in a temporary risk of discolouration in Hurley and Enderby Streets, and Aurora Close. The work will allow for new dwellings to be connected in parts of Mawson and will only affect residential areas.

While it is difficult to predict to what degree the water will be affected, ACTEW Water advises that attempting to flush the discoloured water will not assist. If customers experience ongoing discolouration beyond Thursday afternoon, please contact the ACTEW Water customer helpline on 6248 3111.

Customers are advised not to use washing machines and dishwashers during this period of possible water discolouration, as it may stain clothing or clog filters.

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep citynews.com.au free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articlePrivate burn on Uriarra Road
Next articleJamison contributes to the annals of bad parking

Leave a Reply