Media releases

Latest departmental media releases
Title Date
Seville Grove man fined thousands for dumping household waste 26 July 2021
Woman fined for silence over illegal dumping offence   22 July 2021
Air conditioner dumping leads to fine 18 June 2021
Big fine for illegal dumping on a construction site 4 June 2021
Costly lesson for illegal dumper 4 June 2021
Phosphorus application timing being trialled in the South West 3 June 2021
Results from fertiliser trials put into practice 3 June 2021
Unrestricted pumping declared for the Gascoyne River 2 June 2021
Shire of Esperance convicted for illegal clearing 28 May 2021
Top environmental health honour for lifetime of dedication 1 April 2021
Expensive lesson for illegal dumper 10 March 2021
Another tyre dumper fined as more camera stings rolled out 17 February 2021
Covert cameras catch tyre dumper in Karragullen 12 February 2021
Water pumping restrictions lifted for irrigation in Carnarvon 12 February 2021
Asbestos discovered in illegal waste stockpile 19 January 2021
Bunbury man fined for clearing native vegetation 15 January 2021
$12,000 fine for dumping whitegoods in bushland 14 January 2021
New study to monitor plastic in Perth’s rivers 17 December 2020
Monitoring algae in Hardy Inlet 14 December 2020
Airborne survey to map the Perth-Peel groundwater system  25 November 2020
New regulations see licensee fined over lack of water meter  24 November 2020
Cleanaway fined $25,000 for environmental breaches  5 November 2020
Convictions for illegal asbestos dumping  7 October 2020
Litter survey shows continuing downward trend of litter levels in Western Australia  27 September 2020
Being waterwise a key to making a sustainable house  17 September 2020
Tyre dumping scam leaves landowner with $100,000 cleanup cost 11 September 2020
Unlocking DNA crucial to healthy rivers 18 August 2020
Air monitoring shows improved air quality during COVID-19 17 August 2020
Fertiliser trials protecting waterways and farmers 28 July 2020
State Administrative Tribunal decision – Ord Irrigation Cooperative 23 July 2020
Fish kill incident – Greenough River 3 July 2020
Funding allows additional work in wetlands 22 June 2020
Tyre transporter fined for failing to track movement of used tyres 4 June 2020
Public warned over illegal use of Catchment area 29 April 2020
Fish Kill incident – Beaufort Inlet 24 April 2020
Little discovery proves a huge reward for river science team 7 April 2020
New online portal improves marine data sharing 11 March 2020
Kwinana used tyre storage facility staff fined for licence breaches 9 March 2020
Fish Kill incident - Lower Serpentine River 13 February 2020
Beaufort Inlet fish deaths 30 January 2020
Greenough River fish deaths 23 January 2020
More forums to help have your say on native vegetation 23 December 2019
Tree lopper convicted of five counts of illegal dumping 20 December 2019
Litterbug fined for discarding household goods in State forest 19 November 2019
Extended dry season cause of fish kill incident at Snake Creek 18 November 2019
Community consultation on the Port Hedland ambient monitoring network 6 November 2019
Update on Capel River fish kill event 28 October 2019
Local Aboriginal artists paint tribute to water in the Mid West 21 October 2019
Dry season farmer survey to help plan for water demand 10 October 2019
Fish Kill incident - Snake Creek 3 October 2019
Big butts campaign targets smokers who litter 28 August 2019
New hydraulic fracturing approach aims for balance 12 July 2019
Esperance PFAS groundwater investigation 30 May 2019
Fertiliser programs a win-win for farmers and waterways 23 May 2019
WA water program recognised for innovation 21 May 2019
Pilbara company fined for illegal landfill 10 April 2019
On-the-spot fine for littering in Geraldton 5 April 2019
Farmers turn to science for fertiliser advice 28 March 2019
Vasse River is swimming with native species 22 March 2019
Removal of condemned Ellam Street Jetty scheduled 22 March 2019
River runs for Gascoyne growers 19 March 2019
Emergency water supply to support farmers through dry 21 December 2018
Algal bloom response underway near Augusta 14 December 2018
On board with Vasse Estuary seawater inflow changes 7 December 2018
Repeat asbestos dumper fined in court 29 October 2018
Hefty fine after car wreck dumping 11 October 2018
Kununurra Fish Kill Response 5 October 2018
Company convicted for illegal clearing in the Wheatbelt 17 September 2018
Hefty fine for dumping car body in bush 10 September 2018
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