Good inflows from both the Macquarie pipeline and the city’s stormwater harvesting have again pushed back the date when Level 6 water restrictions could begin in Orange. Read More
Orange City Council invites locals to join the convoy and pledge to keep their rigs dirty, rather than washing them. Figures show that daily water consumptions are at the lowest ever and it is with this sensible approach to a serious situation that we can take the next step.
Orange City Council is pumping water from the Macquarie River for the first time since the NSW Government announced its approval of a new lower trigger-point.
Following recent water sampling and testing of water at both Lake Canobolas and Gosling Creek Dam, results have identified that both bodies of water contain high levels of blue-green algae.
Despite the ongoing drought and no natural run-off into Suma Park dam, Orange’s storm water harvesting system continues to add to our water storage, according to the monthly tallies for January. Read More