Tagged: Robertson Sewerage Scheme

EPA infringement notice for Robertson STP spill

April 28, 2016Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today accepted the penalty handed down by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) following a chemical spill at its Robertson Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in late January. An estimated 3,700 litres of caustic soda, which is used in the treatment of sewage, escaped from an onsite storage tank at the treatment plant...

Robertson Sewerage Scheme connection reminder

August 26, 2014Posted in: Environment

On the first anniversary of the opening of the Robertson Sewerage Scheme, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents not yet connected to do so as soon as possible. “Residents were initially encouraged to connect to the scheme by the 30 June this year,” said Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager of Operations, Finance and Corporate, Barry...

Robertson pump-out subsidy ends soon!

November 21, 2013Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of Robertson that the subsidy for sewerage pump out services will cease from 1 December 2013. Currently, residents who have not yet connected to the Robertson Sewerage Scheme and utilise a pump-out service are able to claim a $1,010 subsidy from Council. The $33.6 million Robertson Sewage Scheme was...

Residents invited to opening of Robertson STP

September 24, 2013Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents of Robertson to join them for this Friday’s opening of the Robertson Sewage Scheme. The scheme will be officially opened by Minister for Primary Industries, the Hon Katrina Hodgkinson MP, Member for Kiama, Mr Gareth Ward MP and Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright onsite at the Robertson Showground....

Wastewater disposal responsibilities for Robertson

September 3, 2013Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of Robertson of their sewage disposal responsibilities now that the $33.6 million Robertson Sewerage Scheme has been commissioned. “Council has received anecdotal feedback from plumbers carrying out connections that some people may be trying to circumvent the process by trying to empty out their septic tanks by pumping directly...