This section provides information for Local Government agencies seeking guidance and assistance in planning and achieving a new development or connection to our distribution network.
Note: these documents are subject to change and it is recommended that you check the currency of any documentation on a regular basis.
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This guideline provides assistance with the process when requiring to decide between overhead and underground construction in road reserves for power supplies associated with subdivisional and non-subdivisional projects.
This Standard defines the requirements for the attachment of fixtures, fittings, signs and banners on Western Power poles and streetlight columns in the South West Interconnected System.
This document provides guidance and advice on the effective location of ground mounted distribution equipment (GME), to avoid any possible negative outcomes.
Locating ground mounted equipment (PDF 351kb)
UDS manual - Edition 10 (PDF 6.1Mb - large file)
Last updated: September 2013
This manual contains the information required by developers and their electrical consultants to allow them to undertake the electrical reticulation of new subdivisions.
We encourage you to use the UDS feedback form to submit feedback on any aspect of the updated manual.
The purpose of this document is to define the requirements for the installation and connection of an un-metered supply to Western Power’s low voltage distribution network.
The purpose of the 2015 edition of the WADC manual (PDF 6.8mb - large file) is to provide a comprehensive single point of reference for industry and the community when seeking an electrical connection of a customer’s installation to the distribution network of:
The WADCM Fifth edition and Addendum #1 March 2015 supersedes the following documents:
Western Power and Horizon Power welcome feedback on any aspect of the Western Australian Distribution Connections Manual and its application.
Please note that Western Power is currently reviewing its connection application process and forms. These and future changes have not been reflected in the current edition of the WADCM.