Works Program

September 2017 Works Program

Please note that the following works were performed within the Operations Department for the week ending 13 October 2017.

Urban Works:

  • Continuation of drainage improvement works commenced at the rear of La Salle Academy, Lithgow.
  • Hotmix asphalt repairs following water reticulation infrastructure failures throughout the township of Lithgow.
  • Ambermere Drive, Little Hartley stormwater drainage improvements have been completed.
  • Removal of excess fill material from recent capital improvements continuing at the Hartley Tip.
  • Repairs to the gyprock ceiling between Council Chambers and the Centrelink building completed.

Rural Works:

  • Continuation of capital rehabilitation works on Curly Dick Road, Meadow Flat.
  • Maintenance grading of Honeysuckle Falls Road, Tarana has been completed. Grading crew has now moved to Hazelgrove Road, Tarana.
  • Continuation of maintenance grading Dark Corner Road, Dark Corner
  • Continuation of stormwater infrastructure improvement works in the vicinity of 6 Cox Street, Portland.
  • Continuation of access sealing works at the Lithgow Cemetery.

Parks and Gardens:

  • Continuation of access sealing works at the Lithgow Cemetery.
  • Top dressing of the major sporting fields including Majorie Jackson Sportsfield, Tony Luchetti Sportsfield and Wallerawang Oval.
  • Completion of repairs to the Kremer Park, Portland retaining wall.
  • Front-end loader training conducted at Tony Luchetti Showground.

Mechanic Workshop

  • Servicing of RFS and Council vehicles.


  • Completion of surface sweeping to remove excess aggregate on McKanes Falls Road, Coxs River Road, Hampton Road and Kanimbla Drive.

Water & Wastewater:

  • Repair of burst mains and sewer chokes in the township across the Lithgow Local Government Area.
  • Completion of the Wallerawang Sewage Treatment Plant lagoon diversion and the Cook Street pump station pump removal.
  • Maintenance of the chlorine systems at Wallerawang and Lidsdale
  • Continuation of the locking cover installation on various standpipes throughout the Lithgow Local Government Area.
  • Desludging lagoons at the Oakey Park Water Treatment Plant.
  • Completion of dam, reservoir and pump station inspections
  • Monitoring of the operation of the Clarence Water Transfer Scheme.
  • Completion of the transfer of the sludge pontoon and mixer at the Lithgow Sewage Treatment Plant.
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