Tagged: Water

Council calls on residents to help make every drop count

October 16, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Young boy playing with hose outdoors

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of its ongoing Water Wise Initiatives designed to ensure our Shire’s water supply remains safe, clean and secure over the warmer months. NSW is currently experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record with the continuing dry spell having a significant impact on dam storage levels across the...

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

July 16, 2019Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC) program. IRCC grants are developed in partnership with Local Government NSW and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to improve resilience and help communities adapt to the changing climate. Council’s Water, Sewer...

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....