Using reservoir reserves
SA Water owns, operates and manages reservoir reserves on behalf of all South Australians, to ensure the reliable supply of safe, clean drinking water to more than 1.7 million people. Please enjoy, explore and preserve our reservoir reserves so everyone has a great experience here.
Reservoir reserves are open:
1 October to 30 March, 7.30am – 8pm
1 April to 30 September, 7.30am – 5pm
On occasion, the reserves may be closed due to poor weather, fire danger or operational requirements.
The reservoir reserves will be closed on Christmas Day and Total Fire Ban Days, check the CFS website for fire danger ratings.
You may be asked by SA Water to leave a site to enable operational activity or if you are not using the site responsibly.
This is a smoke-free zone and we ask you to please respect the natural environment and be considerate of other visitors and our neighbours by:
- staying on the paths and within the access areas
- only leaving your footprints behind – please take your rubbish with you
- using designated toilet facilities as needed – no bush toilets thank you
- holding a current fishing permit if throwing in a line at Warren, Bundaleer and Beetaloo Reservoirs
- using the launch areas for canoes/kayaks – no motorised water craft thank you.
To help preserve our reservoir reserves and ensure the safety of other visitors and everyone’s drinking water, please no:
- swimming in the reservoirs
- pets (assistance dogs excepted)
- polluting, camping or free-range toileting.
Dogs are not welcome at reservoir reserves in South Australia as they can carry harmful organisms that can easily contaminate the water and present a risk to the safety of the drinking water. Dogs also pose a threat to the local native animals.