South Perth wastewater cabinets to get a splash of colour


An example of a Splash of Colour installation completed at Australind.
An example of a Splash of Colour installation completed at Australind.

WASTEWATER cabinets in the South Perth area will undergo a makeover as part of the Water Corporation’s Splash of Colour Community Art Program.

The program that transforms these cabinets into public art pieces began as a trial last year in the South-West region.

Having received an overwhelmingly positive response from the community, expressions of interest to partake in the metropolitan program were sought last month .

Artist Peter Ryan was selected to paint a mural that reflected the importance of water and its connection to the community at the South Perth location.

Other locations chosen for the first stage of the program include Mt Pleasant, Forrestfield, Marmion, Watermans Bay, Trigg and Canning Vale.

Water Minister Dave Kelly said he looked forward to seeing how the grey square boxes were transformed into bright and creative art pieces that the whole community could enjoy.

The murals are expected to be completed by mid May.

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