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Water restrictions start across Shire

December 13, 2019Posted in: Other

dripping tap

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

water meters

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...

Council calls on residents to help make every drop count

October 16, 2019Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Young boy playing with hose outdoors

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of its ongoing Water Wise Initiatives designed to ensure our Shire’s water supply remains safe, clean and secure over the warmer months. NSW is currently experiencing one of the most severe droughts on record with the continuing dry spell having a significant impact on dam storage levels across the...

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...

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...

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