Westminster pump station given splash of colour

Artist Lawry Halden (wearing baseball cap) with Water Minister Dave Kelly and Mirrabooka MLA Janine Freeman and others involved in creating the Harris Way pump station mural.
Artist Lawry Halden (wearing baseball cap) with Water Minister Dave Kelly and Mirrabooka MLA Janine Freeman and others involved in creating the Harris Way pump station mural.

A SPLASH of colour has been unveiled in Westminster.

Community Arts Network and the Water Corporation collaborated to transform a pump station on Harris Way into public artwork.

Artist Lawry Halden led the artistic transformation with the mural showcasing local fauna including the motorbike frog, western swamp tortoise and marron.

Community members and groups including Edmund Rice Centre and Whitelion were also involved.

Forty Water Corporation electrical cabinets and pump stations across WA have been turned into artwork through the Splash of Colour program.

Water Minister Dave Kelly said it aimed to “enhance the liveability and vibrancy of local neighbourhoods while educating the community about the impacts of climate change and importance of conserving water for generations to come.”

“I’m in awe of Lawry Halden’s talent in transforming this functional asset into something that is not only beautiful, but reflects the local community’s connection to water,” he said.