Tagged: Sewer

Council to undertake sewer inspection program

February 6, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council will this month begin a comprehensive sewer inspection program across Berrima, Moss Vale and New Berrima. The program involves Council’s contractor accessing the sewer via manholes, cleaning the pipes and undertaking inspections using closed circuit television (CCTV) equipment. Council’s Modelling and Systems Engineer Tim Bell said the project aims to improve the...

Moratorium on Water Supply and Sewerage Development charges

December 18, 2017Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council will immediately commence a process which is intended to allow a three month moratorium on the payment of Water Supply and Sewerage Development Servicing Charges. The moratorium would be applicable to rates levied against development consents determined before 15 September 2017. The decision follows the passing of a proposed amendment by a...

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,...

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...

Council wastewater project result exceeds expectations

October 27, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

A Wingecarribee Shire Council project to replace old and damaged sewer mains has seen a massive reduction in wastewater discharged into local waterways. More than 180 million litres of wastewater per year is expected to be reduced from the Bowral catchment area as a result of a $1.65 million joint renewal project with WaterNSW. Council’s...