14,180 connected properties, serving a population of 37,500
Council is a reticulator with 93% of the water supply provided as a fully treated bulk supply by Rous County Council. The remainder of the supply is drawn from the Richmond River and two bores (1.2 ML/d)
1 storage dam (total capacity 66 ML)
1 clarifier and sand filter treatment works (3 ML/d), 10 service reservoirs (44 ML), 4 pumping stations, 58 km of transfer and trunk mains and 274 km of reticulation.
Every year Council's performance as a drinking water supplier is benchmarked against the rest of NSW and Australia.
13,940 connected properties, serving a population of 36,100
4 sewage treatment works providing advanced secondary and advanced tertiary treatment
74,750 EP treatment capacity (Intermittent Extended Aeration (Activated Sludge) with Membrane Biological Reduction), 116 pumping stations, 78 km of rising mains and 246 km of gravity trunk mains and reticulation
9% of effluent was recycled (Indicator 27) and the treated effluent is discharged to river and ocean
4 Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMPs) for their sewage treatment works.
Every year Council's performance in treating wastewater is benchmarked against the rest of NSW and Australia.