Water Posts

Water loss Management Program

The Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Water Loss Management Program is a pilot project being undertaken in Parkes and Lithgow for the monitoring, assessment, location and repair of economically feasible leakage and water losses throughout the entire water network. The objective is to develop a Water Loss Management Toolkit and Plan tailored to the […]

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Water Industry Operators Association Presentation

The Centroc Water Utilities Program Manager provided a presentation on the Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program to forty Water and Waste Water Operators from across the Central NSW region at the Water Industry Operators Association Industry Day hosted by Young Shire Council on 12 November.    

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Manhole Repairs

Work has been completed at Forbes Shire Council as part of a major program involving 14 Councils in the Central NSW region to increase energy efficiency at water and waste water pump stations. Through the Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program, Forbes Shire Council has received $51,300 in matched funding for a sewer infiltration […]

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Increasing awareness and adoption of energy efficiency practices

The Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program aims to increase awareness and capability to adopt energy efficiency practices throughout member Councils and their communities. The program has been designed with a view to information sharing within Councils, between Councils, with key agencies within the Central NSW region, as well as with industry and the […]

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Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program

Central NSW Councils (Centroc) have undertaken a major program involving fourteen Councils in the Central NSW region to increase energy efficiency at water and waste water pump stations. The Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy program is an innovative project to increase energy efficiency at 30 sites across the Local Government Areas of Forbes, Blayney, […]

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Water Security, Carbon Emissions and the Square Deal

After three years of intensive studies and community and stakeholder consultation, Centroc has launched Square Deal, an innovative and pro-active campaign designed to guide member councils and regional NSW towards a sustainable future. “Square Deal – a fair approach to making change” is a serious communications strategy for the region’s future, aiming to make the […]

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Wonderful Wetlands

World Wetlands Day celebrations in Orange, which were to be held last week but were postponed, ironically, due to wet weather, will now go ahead on Thursday 16th February at Ploughman’s Lane Wetlands located on the corner of Ploughman’s Lane and Cargo Road from 10am – 1pm. “The idea is to open the wetlands up […]

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Central Tablelands Water takes a stand against bottled water!

Central Tablelands Water has announced that it is putting up its hand take a stand against bottled water by joining Go Tap! and the Bottled Water Alliance. As the water supply authority for 14 towns and villages in Central NSW, Central Tablelands Water will now seek endorsement from its 3 constituent councils (Blayney, Cabonne and […]

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Bird Viewing Platform and Adventure Playground, Blayney

It would be hard to imagine a park more exciting for children than the Heritage Park Adventure Playground in Blayney. Built next to the Heritage Park Wetlands it’s not hard for a child’s imagination to soar when nature is so close by. On the serious playing front, there is a climbing gym, swings, flying fox, […]

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