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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.

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Water and Sewerage

Services Provided by Water and Sewerage

Water
  • 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
Sewerage
  • 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
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