Tagged: Water safety

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

July 16, 2019Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC) program. IRCC grants are developed in partnership with Local Government NSW and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to improve resilience and help communities adapt to the changing climate. Council’s Water, Sewer...

Fencing requirements for portable pools

November 9, 2018Posted in: Development, Other

With summer just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging potential customers of portable pools to think twice before making an impulse purchase. Council’s General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained that many portable pools required the same security fencing as built-in or above ground pools. “Many portable pool owners are...

Council reminds residents to play it safe in the water

December 15, 2017Posted in: Community

With the warmer weather now upon us Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to play it safe in the water. Residents and visitors to the Southern Highlands are spoiled for choice when it comes to places to cool off with local swimming pools, rivers and swimming holes among the most popular places to escape the...