Did you know LPSC conducts some 700 routine water tests per month across the entire shire, with the majority of tests undertaken from the Quipolly Dam water source?
Due to the increased and extended local temperatures, LPSC staff have been busy testing water supplies, with information from the testing going towards management of current water supplies as well as future planning for the Quipolly Water Project (QWP).
In regards the QWP, Water Services Manager, Rod Batterham a
LPSC Water Services Manager, Rod Batterham, recently addressed 70 students from Quirindi High School – at Quipolly Dam. The students were undertaking ‘Field Work’ as part of their syllabus on Inland Water Management. Students also participated in a Question and Answer session, asking questions including: How does water find its way to the dam? “We are approximately 40 kilometres due West of Chaffey Dam, so we have similar rainfall events as Chaffey does for run-off, but for u
QUIPOLLY WATER PROJECT UPDATE
The new Quipolly Water Project treatment plant is key to solving ongoing water quality issues in Werris Creek, which so Under the Quipolly Water Project, a new water reservoir will be built in Werris Creek and a new pipeline from Werris Creek to Quirindi for "water security". NVI article on QUIPOLLY WATER PROJECT