Tagged: Water

The 2016 Sydney Drinking Water Catchment Audit

September 22, 2017Posted in: Other

The Sydney Drinking Water Catchment Audit is undertaken every three years on behalf of the NSW Minister for Energy and Utilities. Council participates in the audit process and provides data on key indicators and actions. The audit provides the Minister with scientific recommendations to mitigate risks to the catchment and assist in focusing State resources...

Wembley Road and Farnborough Drive catchments overland flow study on exhibition

June 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide comment on the draft Wembley Road and Farnborough Drive Catchments Overland Flow Study which goes on exhibition as of Friday 16 June 2017. The draft flood study was completed using data from previous storm events, computer modelling and historical information collected from local residents.  It identifies...

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 set to fine-tune Chlorine levels in drinking water

December 19, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the Chlorine level in the Shire’s potable water is set to rise in-line with current prescribed Australian Drinking Water Guidelines. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Manager of Water and Sewer Jonathon Hook explained the reason for the minor adjustment. “The small increase of Chlorine in our drinking water is in-line...

Council continues to invest in wastewater infrastructure

March 24, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Veolia Water Network Services has begun to clean and inspect over 20 kilometres of sewer main across Moss Vale and Bundanoon. Works began on Monday 21 March 2016. Council’s Assets Manager Selva Selvaratnam said that in addition to removing built up debris and blockage prevention, the project will help...