Tagged: Water

Council undertakes review of engineering specifications

June 13, 2019Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reviewing its entire suite of engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction industry with greater consistency and clarity. The purpose of the project is to ensure that any infrastructure that Council builds, or any infrastructure constructed and transferred to Council by a developer, meets the standards...

Draft Water Extraction Policy on exhibition

December 5, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents on its proposed draft Water Extraction Policy following endorsement from Councillors. Council’s Manager of Water and Sewer, Jonathan Hook, explained the purpose of the draft policy. “Across the Shire Council has installed a number of bulk water filling stations for access to our water supply,” Mr Hook...

Your pipes feel the cold too!

July 24, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

water meters

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters from the winter chill. The call to shelter your meter comes as the Shire enters the coldest part of the year. Council’s Water Reticulation Officer Chris Geddes said as the temperature drops below freezing the number of calls to fix burst water meters increased....

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...

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...