This section gives you an in-depth look to how Wingecarribee Shire Council, as the local water authority, plays a vital role in the Southern Highlands Region. Over 18,000 people rely on us to maintain a clean, regular water supply and an efficient sewer service.
Help us to continue providing this quality service and report any leaks, overflows or issues in our water or sewer network.
Excavating? Get all of the facts on underground assets before potentially damaging pipe or networks.
Wingecarribee Shire Council has a responsibility to provide safe drinking water to the community. To reduce the risk of contamination to our drinking water supply, we have implemented a Backflow Prevention Policy.
This page relates to connecting to Water or Sewer services.
Liquid Trade Waste means all liquid waste that is other than sewage of a domestic nature.
Depending on the services that are available to the property and its use, there are established pricing areas for residential properties.
In this section you will find information about your water or sewer service connection, including what your responsibilities are, for when it comes to maintenance and ownership.
At least 5000 On-Site Sewage Management ('OSSM') systems exist across the Shire.
Under the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (Amended Act) Council is required as an Environment Protection Licence holder to publish monitoring results on its website.
Wingecarribee Shire Council has been a “Standpipe Free Shire” since 2009. The drawing of water supply through a standpipe is considered theft and hefty penalties apply.
Keep up to date with current water restrictions in the Wingecarribee Shire.
Find all of our forms relating to water and sewer.
Water and sewer modelling is undertaken to ensure proposed developments do not detrimentally impact on the integrity of Wingecarribee Shire Council's water and sewer systems.
Frequently asked questions regarding your water and sewer service.
The standard drawings show construction layouts and details of water & sewerage assets that are acceptable to Wingecarribee Shire Council.