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Draft flood study review on exhibition

October 1, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on a draft report on the Review of the Wingecarribee River Flood Study which goes on public exhibition Friday 1 October 2021. The draft study uses historical data and computer modelling to help prepare and minimise the impacts of future flooding events across the...

Community input wanted for review of local flood study

May 8, 2020Posted in: Community

Flooding over road

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents living near the Wingecarribee River to provide information on past flood behaviour as part of a major study designed to better prepare for future flood events. Council has engaged WMAwater Pty Ltd to undertake a review of the Wingecarribee River Flood Study originally undertaken in 2014. Council’s Assets...

Council Bushcare team transform local waterway

September 18, 2018Posted in: Environment

Following twelve months of Council-led rehabilitation works, native bushland is again flourishing on the banks of three of the Shire’s most important waterways. Stage one of a three-year project targeting degraded bushland along the Gibbergunyah, Ironmines and Chinamans Creeks recently concluded with Council’s Bushcare team declaring the first year’s efforts a success. “After twelve months...

Job completed for Wingecarribee River Green Army

February 22, 2017Posted in: Environment

Following six months of intensive environmental work on the Wingecarribee River, the second round of Green Army participants are preparing to down tools as the rehabilitation project draws to a close. Attending the Burradoo graduation ceremony was Campbell Page’s National Green Army Program Manager, Kristie Kelly, members of the Bong Bong Common Management Committee and...

Wingecarribee River Green Army team graduates

March 17, 2016Posted in: Environment

Following six months of intensive environmental work on the Wingecarribee River, registered participants from the local Green Army Project are preparing to down tools as the rehabilitation project draws to a close. “It’s fair to say the site of the restoration works is looking considerably healthier than at the start of the project,” said Wingecarribee...