As part of Council's commitment to improved stormwater infrastructure maintenance and healthy catchments; a Stormwater Management Charge (SMC) for residential and business premises has been implemented as part of the 2010/11 to 2015/16 Council Management Plan.
All the stormwater running off your site runs into the river. It is against the law to allow any material to run from your site and into the river. Here are some ways to help stop stormwater pollution at your workplace.
Gutters and drains take rainwater from our streets straight into creeks and rivers. So when it rains, stormwater runoff can carry with it pollution from around our homes and streets into the waterways we swim in and where animals and plants live.
More than half of Wollondilly’s population lives in rural and rural-residential areas, where Sydney Water’s sewer system is unavailable. As such, there are over 5000 on-site sewage management systems installed in the Shire.
Wollondilly has a number of areas subject to flooding. The Floodplain Development Manual sets out the management of flood risk in NSW.