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Lithgow Council welcomes NSW Govt’s stance on the future of Coal and Coal fired Power Stations.
Lithgow Mayor Clr Ray Thompson welcomed Energy Minister Matt Kean’s confirmation in the Daily Telegraph newspaper yesterday that “he was willing to legislate to ensure a longer term coal supply” and that referring to Mount Piper in the Lithgow ... Read more
Blue Green Algae Alert at Lake Lyell downgraded to Amber Alert
Lake Lyell continues to experience blue green algae, and has now been downgraded to Amber Alert Amber alert indicates that the water may have a green tinge and musty or organic taste and odour. The water may be unsuitable for stock watering and ... Read more
Main Street Improvements – September 2019
In the coming weeks, further improvements will be made to Lithgow’s Main Street through additional, upgraded infrastructure. Please be aware that this week, works will be commencing on the installation of new bins along the length of Main ... Read more
Council Works – Week ending 06 September 2019
“For the week ending 06 September, the following key works were completed by Council staff”, noted Council’s Mayor, Cr. Ray Thompson. “Within the urban Lithgow area last week, Council staff have assisted with the repair and installation ... Read more
Water Supply - Interruption to Service - Portland
 Council wishes to advise that the water supply to Portland will be affected on 17th September 2019 due to planned maintenance works on the Fish River Water Supply. Residents may experience a reduction in water pressure or no water between ... Read more

About the Lithgow LGA

The Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA) is a relatively large geographical area of 4,551 sq km, located about 140 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD and within the eastern part of the Central West Region. The Lithgow LGA lies almost wholly within the Wiradjuri Aboriginal nation, with the Gundungurra nation situated to the south and the Darug nation to the east. The Lithgow LGA is made up of one large urban centre called Lithgow, two townships called Portland and Wallerawang and numerous villages, hamlets and rural localities of varying proximity to Lithgow. The residential population for the 2011 census was recorded as 20,161.

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Marrangarroo Master Plan

Public Complaints Line for Environmental Licenced Premises

Council’s complaints telephone line for the following premises which hold an Environment Protection Licence is (02) 6354 9999:

  • Oakey Park Water Treatment Plant
  • Lithgow Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Portland Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Wallerawang Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Lithgow Solid Waste Facility
  • Portland Garbage Depot.

This telephone line is for the purpose of receiving any complaints from members of the public in relation to the activities conducted at the premises and can be used for the reporting of sewer overflows.

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