Tagged: Wastewater

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...

Construction company fined for pollution breach

September 7, 2018Posted in: Other

Zauner Constructions have been ordered to pay $10,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court Magistrate Cheetham heard how the builder had polluted local waters by pumping sediment laden wastewater into public stormwater drains. The incident was a result of construction activities being undertaken on a multi-unit residential development...

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...

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...