SA Water was established by the proclamation of the South Australian Water Corporation Act 1994 on 1 July 1995. Its predecessor was known as Engineering and Water Supply Department (E&WS). E&WS evolved from the Waterworks and Drainage Commission, which was established in 1856.
SA Water is owned by the Government of South Australia and owns assets of more than A$13Bn including:
- More than 26,000 km of water mains
- More than 8 600 km of sewer mains
- 30 water treatment plants
- 24 wastewater treatment plants
- More than 16 reservoirs with a total capacity of almost 200,000 megalitres
SA Water moved into SA Water House in Victoria Square, Adelaide, in 2008.
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