About Our Company

 Water Industry Solutions Pty Ltd (WIS) is a solely Tasmanian-based civil construction company established to deliver efficient and cost-effective water, sewerage and stormwater services and by doing so, assist authorities achieve excellence in community health, customer service and environmental sustainability.

Water Industry Solutions works exclusively, and is a recognised leader, in the water, stormwater and sewerage industry.  WIS has operational, technical and professional personnel, plus an extensive network of industry specialists that between them comprise some 200 years of specialised industry knowledge.

As a Tasmanian based company WIS has extensive experience in the Tasmanian market and currently provide a broad range of specialist services to TasWater, TasWater Capital Delivery Office, local government and major construction companies.  WIS has established a reputation as the company of choice for construction of water and sewer infrastructure, with depth of experience developed over 12 years of operations.  WIS has completed many large-scale water and sewer main construction projects along with associated pump stations, hundreds of new connections, small reticulation main replacement works and water meter installations.

Water Industry Solutions commenced business operations in March 2008 and through its professionalism, commitment to quality and extensive industry knowledge has grown from a fledgling company to a multi-million dollar business.  WIS is based with administration office, depot and workshop in the northern suburbs of Hobart, at Rosetta.

Water Industry Solutions currently has 34 full time staff with specialised competencies which include a civil engineer, graduate engineer, qualified plumbers and fitters, horizontal directional drill rig operators, excavator operators and a trade mechanic.  In addition to in-house skills, WIS has a solid and effective Subcontractor resource pool which includes experienced pipe layers, plant operators, poly welders, concreters and labourers. 
 

With a capability and experience in trenchless technology, pipe and water meter installations, WIS is at the leading edge of specialist construction companies within the State.  WIS has an excellent working knowledge of TasWater infrastructure and are experienced and skilled with customer relations.

Water Industry Solutions owns a large fleet of Excavators, Trucks, specialised Plumbers vehicles, Horizontal Directional Drill (HDD) rigs and Vacuum Excavation Trucks, along with specialised plant and equipment to undertake pressure testing, disinfection, leak detection, spark testing, metallic pipe locations, HDPE electrofusion and butt welding.  Our fleet and plant are maintained by our internal trade mechanic and external specialist suppliers.

AWARDS and CERTIFICATIONS

In 2017, WIS proudly gained triple certification in Quality, Safety and Environmental management systems and May 2020 was re-certified gaining the additional international certification ISO 45001:

  • ISO 9001       Quality Management System 

  • ISO 14001     Environmental Management Systems

  • ISO 45001     Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

 

Water Industry Solutions was the 2016 Category 2 Winner of the Tasmanian CCF Earth Awards for construction of the Ouse to Hamilton Treated Water Transfer Pump Station and Pipeline project.  In 2012 was the Category 2 Winner for the Southern Water Berriedale to Elwick Pipeline Duplication project. The Earth Awards coordinated by the Civil Contractors Federation, represent the pinnacle for excellence in civil construction, project management, sustainability and innovation.

Water Industry Solutions has undertaken significant work with TasWater over the past 3-4 years in development of our systems and procedures to ensure our company status as a pre-qualified contractor to tender for TasWater Contracts.  We currently hold two major contracts with TasWater, being on the Panel of preferred contractors for the Installation of Service Connections and for Water and Sewer Renewals & Installations.