Tagged: Water

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...

Mayor welcomes Water Conference delegates

August 18, 2015Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today welcomed delegates arriving in the Highlands for next week’s NSW Local Government Water Management Conference. “On behalf of Council I welcome all delegates and their partners to the conference and trust they enjoy their time with us,” he said. In total almost 200 delegates and their partners...

Ice Pigging moves to New Berrima, Welby, Colo Vale and Hill Top

August 17, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets

Residents of New Berrima, Berrima, Welby, Colo Vale and Hill Top can expect even cleaner water as Council brings its clever pipe cleaning program to the townships over the next three months. Called ‘Ice Pigging’, the procedure is part of Council’s ongoing program designed to maintain and improve the Shire’s underground network of water pipes....

Council to host State Water Management Conference

February 13, 2015Posted in: Events


Local Government NSW has this week announced Wingecarribee Shire Council as the host of the State’s 2015 Water Management Conference. Speaking at the announcement of the annual NSW Local Government Water Management Conference (LGNSW) was Council’s Manager of Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa. “Securing this conference is a great result for the region,” he said....