Media Statement from Hon Dave Kelly BA MLA
- Water deficiency declared for Jerramungup (east) and Ravensthorpe (west) in the Shires of Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe
- Government carting water for animal welfare in affected area
- An unprecedented seventh water deficiency declared in WA
- The State Government has so far spent an estimated $4 million on water carting since January 2019 and this could exceed $11 million by the end of June
Water Minister Dave Kelly has today declared a water deficiency for the adjoining Jerramungup (east) and Ravensthorpe (west) areas within the Shires of Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe.
The deficiency area is bounded by Jacup (Jacup Rd North) in the east of Jerramungup and Fitzgerald Road in Ravensthorpe.