Council regularly tests and monitors water quality in Eurobodalla Shire to ensure community health and safety. Numerous sampling programs are undertaken which include drinking water supply, recycled water monitoring, beachwatch and estuary health.
Council's Beachwatch Program involves five samples being collected each month from 11 popular beaches to assess water quality.
Council is involved in drinking water quality monitoring programs to ensure the supply of safe water for drinking.
Flooding and nuisance from stormwater can sometimes cause issues for neighbouring properties.
OSSMs treat and disperse wastewater and need to be maintained for the protection of public health and the environment.
Greywater can be useful in the garden, however, it can also contain harmful micro-organisms and contaminants.
The Eurobodalla Estuary Ecosystem Health and Water Quality Monitoring Program focuses on the 'estuary health' of our six main estuaries.