Day: 11 February 2020

‘Flushable’ wipes still causing havoc for sewer systems

‘Flushable’ wipes still causing havoc for sewer systems MidCoast Council in New South Wales is urging local residents to stop flushing wipes down the toilet as constant blockages are seriously affecting the sewerage system. The above photo shows the result of using so-called ‘flushable’ wipes as part of a toilet routine. The Council’s Director of …

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Kyabram drainage and pump station improvements underway

Kyabram drainage and pump station improvements underway Works are underway in Kyabram, in Victoria’s north central region, to increase the holding capacity of the the McEwen Road West drainage basin and replace the pump station. Campaspe Shire Council Infrastructure Services General Manager, Jason Deller, said the works will increase the basin from holding 20,000 cubic …

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Santos solar powered oil well pumps project a success

Santos solar powered oil well pumps project a success AGL has announced the completion of a landmark project to convert 20 Santos oil wells in South Australia and Queensland to be powered by solar energy rather than crude oil. AGL Chief Customer Officer, Christine Corbett, said AGL’s Business Energy Solutions (BES) team had installed 1.2MW …

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