Tagged: Water

Protecting your pipes from the winter chill

May 26, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

As we leave autumn behind Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters from the winter chill. Council’s Manager of Water Services Graeme Mellor said as the temperature drops below freezing the number of calls to fix burst water meters increases. “Every year we respond to numerous calls of frozen water meters,” he said. ...

Water restrictions lifted

February 25, 2020Posted in: Environment

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Wingecarribee Shire Council will remove all existing local water restrictions from Sunday 1 March 2020. Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk Barry Paull said the lifting of the restrictions were a result of recent record rainfalls. “Following months of sustained dry weather across the Highlands and the state we received some welcome rain...

Mayor pleads for water restraint

December 20, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is calling on the Shire’s residents to heed Council’s recently introduced water restrictions as catastrophic bush fire conditions are forecast for Saturday 21 December 2019. “Now is not the time to water your lawn when others are trying to save their homes,” he said. “I urge everyone across the Shire...

Water restrictions start across Shire

December 13, 2019Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to reduce water use with water restrictions in force across the Shire from Monday 16 December 2019. The restrictions have been introduced following months of sustained dry weather and apply to all households and commercial businesses across the Southern Highlands. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance...

Council carries out water upgrades

November 8, 2019Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to embark on a comprehensive water improvement program involving multiple towns and villages across the Shire. The two year replacement program will begin in November and involve the upgrade and replacement of water mains and water meters in Moss Vale, Bowral, Mittagong, Sutton Forest, Bundanoon, Berrima and New Berrima. Council’s...