District Council of Tumby Bay
Tumby Bay

Community Wastewater Management Scheme


Port Neill CWMS

Current Project Status (as at June 2017)

Construction of the scheme is now complete, with property owners able to make arrangements for connection of their properties into the system. During June each property owner will receive a letter form Council outlining the steps they are required to take to make this connection.

The Council fees and charges for the scheme are confirmed in this letter, along with deadlines for payments and information on hardship and alternative payment arrangements.

A copy of the letter may be accessed by clicking here.

It is a requirement that all properties with any form of onsite wastewater management ie septic tank or aerobic treatment system are connected to the scheme by 30 June 2018.

Project Updates

The following updates have been provided to ratepayers throughout the development of this project.

3 April 2013

14 November 2014

16 June 2015

10 December 2015

20 June 2016 - Port Neill CWMS Connection Point

20 June 2016 - Port Neill Desludging Septic Tanks

6 December 2016 - Port Neill CWMS Update

8 June 2017

Further information

Further information on this project can be obtained by contacting the Council’s Works Manager, Damian Windsor, on 8688 2101.

CWMS Pricing Policy and Schedule

In accordance with the requirements of the Water Industry Act, the Council publishes an annual pricing policy statement and pricing schedule, in the format required by the Essential Services Commission of South Australia. Please click on the headings below to access these documents

 Pricing Policy Statement(81 kb)

 Pricing Schedule(88 kb)

CWMS Operational Policy

The following Council policies apply to CWMS operations.

        Policy 10.5 Establishing Property Units for Community Wastewater Management System

        Policy 10.6 Community Wastewater Management System Connections and Wastewater Disposal

       Policy 10.18 Port Neill Community Wastewater Management Scheme

        Water Industry Hardship Policy for Residential Customers

District Council of Tumby Bay
PO Box 61, Tumby Bay, SA 5605
Tel: (08) 8688 2101

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