Notice to Conserve Water – Mt Kelly – Thursday 17 May 2018

Weather permitting, Council plans to replace a section of water main at the intersection of Old Clare Road and Ayr/Dalbeg Road on Thursday 17 May 2018 between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Residents of Mt Kelly are requested to conserve water from 6:00am to 4:00pm on that day to ensure no loss of supply is experienced.

For any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Interruption to water supply – Burke Street, Ayr between Edward and Parker Streets – Sunday 29 April, 2018

Weather permitting, on Sunday 29 April, 2018, Council will be conducting repairs to a fire hydrant in this area.

As a result of these necessary works, residents in this area will experience a loss of water supply for up to 3 hours between 12 noon and 3pm. All efforts will be made to keep this interruption to a minimum.

Residents in the affected area are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 12 noon on that day. Watering of lawns and gardens is not permitted.

Residents may also experience water discolouration for a period following these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., if possible, for 24 hours following this repair.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Interruption to Water Supply – Albert Street, Ayr Between Woods & Drysdale Streets – Thursday 26 April 2018

Weather permitting, on Thursday 26 April, 2018, Council will be conducting repairs to a fire hydrant in your area.

As a result of these necessary works, residents in this area will experience a loss of water supply for up to 2 hours between 10am and 12 noon. All efforts will be made to keep this interruption to a minimum.

Affected residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 10am on that day. Watering of lawns and gardens is not permitted.

Residents may also experience water discolouration for a period following these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., if possible, for 24 hours following this repair.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these works.

For further information or for any queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

 

Water Supply Mains Cleaning – South Ayr, Brandon & Rossiters Hill Areas

Burdekin Shire Council will undertake planned scouring works on trunk water mains in the South Ayr, Brandon and Rossiters Hill areas as part of an ongoing strategy to reduce incidents of dirty water in these areas as follows:

  • Tuesday 10 April, 2018 – 9am. Scouring of the major 500mm trunk water main from the South Ayr Water Reservoir to Railway Street, Ayr. These works require the South Ayr Water Treatment Plant to be isolated for a period of approximately 3 to 4 hours with the town of Ayr relying on bores at Nelsons Lagoon to maintain water supply services to the communities. These works will also result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to 4 hours to residents in Brandon and those in Ayr, North of Wilmington Street and west of the Bruce highway including the Ayr Industrial Estate.
  • Wednesday 11 April, 2018 – 9am. Scouring of the 375mm trunk water main in Railway Street between Burke Street and MacMillan Street, Ayr. These works will result in a drop in water pressure between the hours of 9am and 2pm. Customers that will lose supply will be notified individually via letter drop.
  • Thursday 12 April, 2018 – 9am. Scouring of the 300mm trunk water main servicing the northern parts of Ayr and Brandon. These works will result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to 4 hours to residents in Brandon and those in Ayr, North of Wilmington Street and west of the Bruce highway including the Ayr Industrial Estate.
  • Wednesday 18 April, 2018 – 9am. Scouring of the 250mm trunk water main servicing the Rossiters Hill area. These works will result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to 4 hours to residents in Rossiters Hill and Old Clare Road areas.

Residents are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water before 9:00am on that day and are requested to limit water usage to essential purposes only to ensure normal supply can be maintained without loss.   Watering of lawns and gardens is not permitted.

Residents of Ayr, Brandon and Rossiters Hill areas may experience water discolouration during these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed, if possible.

Council regrets any inconvenience caused to residents as a result of these necessary maintenance works and thanks residents for their patience.

For further information or queries please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

 

 

Bi-Annual Water Supply Meter Reading

Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Monday 30th April, 2018.  Approximate times and areas for the commencement of meter readings are:

  • Late April to Mid May – Home Hill, Rossiters Hill, Brandon and Parkside
  • Mid to Late May – East Ayr, Drysdale Estate, South Ayr
  • Late May to Early June – Ayr CBD, Little Drysdale & Kennedy Street areas, Sutcliffe Estate area, Alva Beach, Mt. Kelly and Giru

To assist Councils meter readers, residents are requested to please clear meters of all obstructions, isolate and/or restrain dogs and unlock gates.

For further information or if specific arrangements are required regarding access, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Council appreciates your assistance in these matters.

Installation of New Water Main – Joy, Betina and Taylor Streets, Ayr – January 2018

Weather permitting, in early January 2018, Council proposes to install a new 100mm PVC water main along the footpath of Taylor, Betina and Joy Streets, Ayr.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these necessary works.

If you have any queries in relation to this matter, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm.

 

Fire Hydrant Replacement – Queen Street, Ayr – Sunday 17 Sept

Council will be undertaking a Fire Hydrant Replacement in Queen Street, Ayr on Sunday 17th September, 2017 between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00 pm.

These works will result in an interruption to the water supply during this period to residents in the Queen Street area from Railway Street to Little Drysdale Street. Residents are advised to store one day’s supply of drinking water.

Residents in this area may experience water discolouration for a period following the planned works.  It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of this necessary maintenance work.

For further information or queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Request to Conserve Water – Ayr and Brandon – Wednesday 2 August 2017

Council has planned maintenance works for the Nelsons Lagoon Borefield on Wednesday 2 August 2017 between the hours of 7am and 4pm.

Residents of Ayr and Brandon are requested to conserve water on that day to ensure supply demands can be met by South Ayr Bores.

Enquiries can be directed to Council’s Customer Service Centre on 07 4783 9800 during the hours of 8am to 5pm.

Interruption to Water Supply – Twelfth Avenue, Home Hill between Tenth and Twelfth Streets – Thursday 13 July 2017

Weather permitting, Council will be replacing a fire hydrant in front of 83 Twelfth Avenue, Home Hill on Thursday 13 July 2017.

On that day, these works will require an interruption to the water supply in Twelfth Avenue, Home Hill between Tenth and Twelfth Streets during the hours of 10:00am and 1:00pm.

You are advised to store ample drinking water to cover one day’s supply.

Residents in the area of these works may experience water discolouration for up to two days after works are completed. You may wish to postpone washing of clothes etc., during that time.

Interruption to the water supply will be kept to a minimum and Council apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

If you have any queries in relation to this matter, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm.

Water Supply Mains Cleaning – South Ayr, Brandon & Rossiters Hill Areas – between 4 and 11 July 2017

Burdekin Shire Council will be undertaking planned water main cleaning works on mains in the South Ayr, Brandon and Rossiters Hill areas as part of an ongoing strategy to reduce incidents of dirty water in these areas as follows:

  • Tuesday 4 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the major 500mm trunk water main from the South Ayr Water Reservoir to Black Bridge. These works require the South Ayr Water Treatment Plant to be taken offline for a period of approximately four hours on that day with residents of Ayr relying on bores at Nelsons Lagoon to maintain water supply services.
  • Wednesday 5 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the 375mm trunk water main in Railway Street from Burke Street to MacMillan Street, Ayr. These works will result in a drop in water pressure between the hours of 9:00am and 2:00pm. Customers that will lose supply will be notified individually via letter drop.
  • Thursday 6 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the 300mm trunk water main servicing Brandon. These works will result in a loss of normal water supply for up to four hours to residents in Klondyke Road, Robins Road, Tamarind Close, Albert Street and Robert Street areas.
  • Tuesday 11 July 2017 – 9.00am. Scouring of the 250mm trunk water main servicing Rossiter’s Hill area.

These works will result in a loss of normal water pressure for up to four hours to residents in Rossiter’s Hill and Old Clare Road areas.

The assistance of residents is requested in limiting water usage to essential purposes only to avoid loss of supply to the wider area during these works.

Residents of Ayr, Brandon and Rossiters Hill areas may experience water discolouration during these planned works. It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed, if possible.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these necessary maintenance works.

For further information or queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday.  Afterhours please ring (07) 4783 9800 and follow the prompts.

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