Restoration of Hyde Park Lakes


On 21 September 2015, responsibility for water policy and resources was transferred to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Administrative Arrangement Order made on 21 September 2015.

This website will be updated to reflect these changes.

Hyde Park, WA

Total funding: : Total project cost of $4.4 million, with funding of $2 million from the Australian Government under the National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns(NWSPCT) and the remaining funding provided by the City of Vincent and WA Water Corporation.

About the project

The City of Vincent is developing alternative water supplies to supplement the Hyde Park lakes, which have been drying out due to falling water tables. The project will implement engineering solutions and landscaping to ensure the heritage listed Hyde Park Lakes are appropriately maintained.

Project benefits

This project will:

  • decrease the amount of water currently required and utilise natural systems to improve water quality, and
  • maintain the Hyde Park lakes for the enjoyment of the community.


The project commenced on 7 July 2010 and is scheduled for completion by December 2012.