Tagged: Water

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...

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...

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...