Future sustainability and economic benefits of Bowral STP upgrade

March 16, 2023Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Bowral Town

A priority project for the communities of Bowral, East Bowral and Burradoo, extensive upgrades to increase the operating capacity of Bowral Sewage Treatment Plant are anticipated to have far reaching benefits for future sustainability, employment opportunities and economic development. Following a rigorous process of assessment and negotiation, the resolution was made at this week’s ordinary...

Review of Environmental Factors for Bowral STP online

October 27, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Bowral Town

An update on Council’s proposed upgrade of the Bowral Sewage Treatment Plant is now available on Council’s website following endorsement from Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM. Mr May adopted a recommendation to place the draft Review of Environmental Factors (REF) online at Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 13 October. Council’s General Manager Lisa...

Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Council scoops State water award

November 11, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has won a major award at the 2020 Local Government NSW Water Management Conference for its work on improving water efficiency. The Sam Samra Award was presented to Council for the work the organisation has undertaken in continually improving water and sewerage asset management practices and strategy development. Council’s Manager of Assets...

Council undertakes review of engineering specifications

June 13, 2019Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reviewing its entire suite of engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction industry with greater consistency and clarity. The purpose of the project is to ensure that any infrastructure that Council builds, or any infrastructure constructed and transferred to Council by a developer, meets the standards...