City of Karratha

Environmental Studies

A look into the environmental involvement throughout the City of Karratha.

State of the Environment Report

Visit the RDA Pilbara site to view the State of the Environmnent report.  Alternatively download links are available below.

Part 1 (7mb PDF)
Part 2 (6mb PDF)


City of Karratha Environmental Strategy

The Environmental Strategy was adopted by Council at its 16 September 2013 Ordinary Council Meeting as the basis for the prioritisation, programming and review of actions to implement priorty environmental strategies.

Download the Environmental Strategy (PDF 5MB)


City of Karratha Water Management Strategy

The City of Karratha Water Management Strategy highlights important values associated with the critical water resources of the City which include drinking water, surface water, groundwater and wastewater. It proposes objectives, strategies and actions for the City in regards to the management of these water resources.

Download the Water Management Strategy (PDF 11MB)



Local Biodiversity Strategy Workshops

The City is home to unique natural areas of world renown, including; pristine beaches, rivers, gorges, mangroves and ranges. The City is preparing a strategy that identifies key natural areas and determines methods for their conservation. 
The City is seeking community input regarding our most significant natural areas and invites interested community members to either of two upcoming stakeholder workshops:
Location: Club Rooms, Karratha Leisureplex.
Date/Time: 9th August, 6pm-7pm.
Location: Wickham Community Hall.
Date/Time: 10th August, 6pm-7pm.
To register your attendance to a workshop please email If you have any questions regarding this project, please contact Katie on 9186-8534.
If you are interested in the City’s natural areas and biodiversity and can’t attend a workshop, then you can still help the City by completing a short online survey, which can be accessed at