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About Council

Learn more about the Hinchinbrook Shire Council

Mayor and Councillors

Learn more about your elected members

Citizenship Ceremonies

Hinchinbrook Shire Council Citizenship Ceremonies

Community Events Calendar

A place where you can find and share events that are happening in the Hinchinbrook community.

Capital Works

Learn more about Capital Works and Water and Sewerage Capital Works.


Water and Sewerage

Services Provided by Water and Sewerage

  • Provide a continuous supply of water to consumers of the Shire with minimal interruptions for repairs/breakdowns
  • Ensure that the water supplied complies with NHMRC guidelines
  • Continue to monitor the quality of water in the distribution system and identify and rectify any causes of poor water quality
  • Continue to provide and improve the existing level of operation of the system
  • Continue to provide existing level of maintenance on the distribution system to minimise consumer complaints
  • Maintain fire hydrants for Fire and Rescue Authority
  • Operate and maintain an economical system for safe disposal of domestic and trade waste
  • Provide a continuous service to customers of the Shire with minimal interruptions for repair/breakdown
  • Continue to monitor all stages of treatment to maximise plant efficiency
  • Continue to monitor the standard of effluent of both treatment plants and the community wetlands
  • Continue to implement programs to ensure effluent reuse
  • Report to the EPA
  • Provide and maintain a system of reticulation sewer in all declared area
  • Continue programs of inspections and elevation of sewers by use of Council’s CCTV
  • Upgrade and reline sewers thus lowering infiltration and blockages
  • Operate and maintain all sewerage pumping equipment and structures
  • Continue program of regular maintenance of pump station facilities