Tagged: Waste water

Construction company fined for pollution breach

September 7, 2018Posted in: Other

Zauner Constructions have been ordered to pay $10,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court Magistrate Cheetham heard how the builder had polluted local waters by pumping sediment laden wastewater into public stormwater drains. The incident was a result of construction activities being undertaken on a multi-unit residential development...

Water and Sewerage Development Servicing Plan amendments on exhibition

January 11, 2018Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the draft amendments to the Water Supply and Sewerage Development Servicing Charges (DSP) will be placed on public exhibition from Wednesday 17 January 2018. The amendments detail the proposed three month moratorium on the payment of Water Supply and Sewerage Development Servicing Charges applicable to rates levied against...

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...

Water, smoke and ice to be used in Council pipes

March 22, 2013Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to undertake a range of tests and procedures in order to maintain and improve the Shire’s underground network of water and sewerage pipes. Included in the testing schedule are a variety of tests including water main flushing, smoke testing and ‘ice-pigging’ procedures. The tests will be undertaken by Council’s Water...

Robertson Sewerage Scheme nears completion

December 20, 2012Posted in: Roads and Assets

Residents of Robertson have added reason to look forward to 2013 with construction of the eagerly anticipated Robertson Sewerage Scheme due for completion early in the new year. Bob Lewis – Council’s Manager of Projects and Contracts in charge of the project – said the days of pump-outs and on-site septic systems were numbered for...