Posts in Tag: North East Water
STORM events will no longer impact Wangaratta’s drinking supply after North East Water (NEW) switched on a new $2 million groundwater treatment plant this week.
A BROKEN water main (pictured right) created a steady flow of water in Appin Street yesterday, ahead of the mid-morning thunderstorm.
IT may have been milder conditions, but Wangaratta used more water this summer than last year.
WANGARATTA residents paid on average the lowest water bills in the state according to an Essential Services Commission report.
WATER authorities have not ruled out water restrictions this summer.
NORTH East Water’s plans to construct a waste water treatment system in Moyhu could send families to the edge.
CONSISTENT rain on Wednesday night into Thursday morning has reduced the need for water restrictions.
TREE roots are thought to be the cause of a burst water main that cut off water to a third of Wangaratta.
ALMOST 30 residents living on Wilson and Parfitt roads have dumped their septic tanks for reticulated sewerage.