Aqwest is owned by the Western Australian Government and is accountable to the Minister for Water, Fisheries, Forestry, Innovation and Science for the delivery of services.
The Board responds to the Minister for Water and has the legislative authority to perform the functions of the organisation. It is ultimately responsible for legal compliance, corporate governance and risk management. The Board also provides strategic direction and guidance to the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Management.
The CEO is appointed by the Board of Directors with the concurrence of the Minister for Water.
The organisational structure consists of three streams - Water Services, Business Services and Financial Services. Each is headed by a General Manager who reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Aqwest employes 40 team members and engages external support and expertise as required.