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Wingecarribee Shire Council is the local water authority that provides potable water supply to residents in the Shire.
WaterNSW provides the majority of raw water to Council from the Wingecarribee Reservoir with the remaining obtained from Council-owned Bundanoon Dam.
Wingecarribee Shire is located within the Sydney drinking water catchment area and living in the region brings with it a responsibility to play your part in keeping our local environment and waterways healthy.
To ensure water quality continues to be protected in the Sydney drinking water catchment, all proposed developments that require consent under Council’s Wingecarribee Local Environment Plan need to have a link neutral or beneficial effect (NorBE) on water quality.
Council's Water and Sewer team publish regular information about our region's sewage treatment systems including regulatory monitoring data.
Wingecarribee Shire Council's Waterwatch program is monitoring the health of key urban waterways in Bowral, Mittagong and Moss Vale.
WaterNSW also has monitoring programs in place at various waterways within the Shire.
Everyone can help to save water, whether it is in your home, garden or business.
Caalang Creek Robertson
Mittagong Creek Bowral near Bowral Street
Mittagong Creek Bowral near Bradman Avenue
Mittagong Creek Bowral near Mount Road
Lake Alexandra Mittagong Wingecarribee Shire Council
Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant Tour October 2022
Water Treatment Plant Process Diagram Wingecarribee Shire
Sewerage Treatment Plant Process Diagram Wingecarribee Shire
Wingecarribee Shire Council's Waterwatch program is monitoring the health of key urban waterways including Mittagong Creek Bowral, Lake Alexandra Mittagong, Caalang Creek Robertson and Whites Creek Moss Vale.
A simple guide to aquatic phenomena in the Wingecarribee area and details about who you should notify if you suspect water pollution is occurring.
Under the NSW Flood Prone Land Policy the management of flood prone land is, primarily, the responsibility of councils.