Water and Sewer

Water and Sewer

The following general water and sewer information is provided to improve community awareness of Council and property owner responsibilities with respect to water and sewer services.  Click on the links to take you to the relevant sections.

Water Restrictions

Find about about current water restrictions for your area.


Water and Sewer Infrastructure

The water and sewer services provided by Richmond Valley Council include a number of infrastructure projects and facilities.

Fact Sheets

Here you will find a number of important fact sheets relating to water and sewer services and infrastructure including:

  • What not to put down the drains
  • Your sewer – what you need to know
  • Backflow prevention
  • Discoloured water
  • Removing stains from discoloured water
  • Infiltration devices
  • Stormwater
  • Urban stormwater drainage
  • Water and sewer locations
  • Water quality

Water Information

In this section you will find a range of information for water related queries. From emergency water supplies to types of water meters. What to do with leaking or faulty water meters. Water saving tips, rainwater tanks and rebates.

On-site Sewage Management

The On-site Sewage and Wastewater Management Strategy encompasses all single dwelling domestic on-site wastewater systems.

Sewage Treatment Plants

Quality data from the NATA-accredited lab,oratory which analyses samples.

Water Treatment Plant

Quality data from NATA-accredited laboratory, which analyses water samples.

Water Meters

Information on Council’s and your water meter responsibilities, reading your water meter, leaking water meters . . .

Water Fluoridation

Council received direction from the State Government to introduce fluoride into the Casino water supply by 31 December 2008.

Water Results and EPA Licence Data

In this section, you will find quality data from the NATA-accredited laboratory which analyses water samples.

IWCM Strategy Plan

IWCM Strategy Plan is the Integrated Water Cycle Management (IWCM) Strategy Plan, a planning process developed by the NSW Department of Water and Energy (DWE)

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