Tagged: Moss Vale

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

June 30, 2017Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Teaching a young person to drive needn’t be a daunting task with a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events designed to help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...

Bin audit reveals recycling on the rise

June 26, 2017Posted in: Environment

Results from a recent bin audit conducted across the Shire has shown Highland residents are tops at recycling. Conducted throughout May and June, the bin audit revealed that 65.3 per cent of all waste generated by the sample study was correctly placed in the recyclable bin. “This is a fantastic result!” said Council’s Waste Education...

Council carries out water and sewerage upgrades

June 6, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on a comprehensive water and sewerage improvement program that will target multiple towns and villages across the Shire. The twelve month replacement program will begin in June and involve the upgrade and replacement of water mains, water meters, sewer mains and manholes in Moss Vale, Bowral, Mittagong, Bundanoon,...

Swimming in sunshine at the Moss Vale Aquatic Centre

June 2, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week commissioned its largest ever solar renewable energy project at the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre. The commissioning follows a two week installation of a 344 solar panel roof-mounted system at the Aquatic Centre. The electricity generated by the 100 kilowatt solar system will be used to supplement the...

Council to undertake smoke testing of sewers

May 31, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin a smoke-testing program across Moss Vale, Berrima and East Bowral over the coming months. The program involves Council’s contractor pumping an odourless smoke or dense mist into the sewerage system to detect faults and illegal connections. “Smoke testing is a common maintenance technique we use to identify potential...