Tagged: Flood

Council begins refurbishment of Mittagong SES Centre

October 29, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to refurbish the Mittagong SES Volunteer Centre following grant funding secured from the Australian Federal Government. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the repairs to the Bessemer Street building would see much improved facilities for our Shire’s State Emergency Service volunteers. “Our SES volunteers give up an incredible amount of...

Nattai Ponds draft floodplain risk management study and plan on exhibition

July 23, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on the draft Nattai Ponds Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan which went on exhibition on Thursday 18 July 2019. The draft document Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan contains a number of options to manage the flood risks identified in the previously prepared...

Community input wanted for local Flood Studies

June 29, 2018Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents living near the Nattai Ponds and Whites Creek areas to provide information on past flood waters as part of a major study designed to better prepare for future flood events. Flooding causes over $300 million worth of damage each year across the nation and historically causes more damage...

Council to install flood depth markers in Bowral

June 4, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to install a series of flood depth markers and warning signs at flooding hotspots in a bid to provide improved warning during high rainfall incidents. Council’s Group Manager Infrastructure Services Dominic Lucas said the first of the new signs would be erected in June starting in Bowral. “Our Shire has...

Mittagong Swimming Pool to remain closed for summer

August 3, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the Mittagong Swimming Centre will remain closed for the upcoming 2017/18 summer swim season. “It’s with great regret that we make this call,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Barry Paull. “However after discussions with our recently appointed contractor, we’ve decided that it would be...