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16 June 2017

COLIBAN WATER INVITES YOU TO RANDOM HACKS OF KINDNESS THIS WEEKEND

Coliban Water is a proud sponsor of Bendigo’s first Random Hacks of Kindness that is taking place this weekend.

 

7 June 2017

RENEWAL WORKS RESUME ON COLIBAN MAIN CHANNEL

Renewal work has resumed on the $4.6 million Coliban Main Channel Renewal Project following a break in the project to supply water to customers for the 2016/17 rural season.

 

31 May 2017

COLIBAN WATER TO CELEBRATE ITS FIRST RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN

Coliban Water staff will celebrate the official launch of the organisation’s first Reconciliation Action Plan today.

 

29 May 2017

COLIBAN WATER HOSTS INTERNATIONAL DELEGATION

A delegation from the Phu Tho Water Supply Company in Vietnam visited Coliban Water last week as part of a twinning program.

 

26 May 2017

KYNETON SEWER MAIN AND LAGOON WORKS

Coliban Water is investing $1.6 million in sewer main renewals and trade waste lagoon desludging works in Kyneton.

 

17 May 2017

COLIBAN WATER PROUD TO ANNOUNCE RANDOM HACKS OF KINDNESS SPONSORSHIP

Coliban Water is proud to sponsor Random Hacks of Kindness Bendigo for the first time in 2017.

 

16 May 2016

SOURCE WATER SUPPLY CHANGE- HEATHCOTE TOWNSHIP

With water quality testing complete at Caledonia Reservoir, near Heathcote, Coliban Water will change the town’s raw water supply source on Monday 22 May 2017.

 

16 May 2016

COLIBAN WATER SUPPORTS STRATHDALE SOCCER CLUB’S HEALTHY GOALS

Coliban Water is partnering with the Strathdale Soccer Club to provide drink bottles to players and club volunteers.

 

8 May 2017

BENDIGO GROUNDWATER PROJECT WORKS ON SCHEDULE

Work on the three components of the Coliban Water-managed interim solution for addressing Bendigo's rising groundwater is on schedule to be completed by mid-2017.

 

4 May 2017

COLIBAN WATER SUPPORTS SMILES 4 MILES TO IMPROVE ORAL HEALTH

Coliban Water is supporting the Smiles 4 Miles initiative to improve the oral health of preschool children.

 

1 May 2016

‘YOUR TOWN’ COMMUNITY PROGRAM PASSES 100 VISITS

Coliban Water’s Your Town community visits program is celebrating more than 100 local visits since it was launched in 2013.

 

1 May 2016

REVEGETATION TO FOLLOW PLANNED BURNS AT COLIBAN WATER RESERVOIRS

Coliban Water is carrying out planned burns at its three catchment storages near Kyneton as part of the revegetation phase of its Pine Safety Removal Project

 

28 April 2017

WORKS PLANNED FOR HEATHCOTE WATER NETWORK

Coliban Water will be carrying out water mains cleaning in Heathcote during May.

 

11 April 2017

DRINKING WATER SUPPLY NOT AFFECTED BY BGA ALERT

Media Information Statement

Coliban Water advises customers in its Goulburn and Loddon Supply Systems that their drinking water supplies are not affected by the current Blue Green Algae alerts.

 

4 April 2017

RURAL SEASON FORECAST TO OPEN ON 100 PERCENT

Coliban Water has forecast the 2017/18 rural season to open at an allocation of 100 per cent thanks to strong catchment storage levels..

 

24 March 2017

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MORE DIVERSE WATER BOARDS

Media Release - The Hon Lisa Neville MP

Minister for Water Lisa Neville has reminded Victorians that expressions of interest for board vacancies across the state’s 19 water corporations are still open.

 

16 March 2017

COLIBAN WATER HOLDS TAP WATER TASTE TEST

Coliban Water is inviting customers to drop in to the Tap Tap Water Taste Test at Lake Weeroona this Friday 17 March.

 

1 March 2017

BENDIGO GROUNDWATER PROJECT SUCCESSFUL TENDERERS ANNOUNCED

Media Release - The Hon Lisa Neville MP

The Victorian Government today announced three contractors for separate works associated with the Bendigo Groundwater Project to be managed by Coliban Water.

 

28 February 2017

COLIBAN WATER HOSTS FORUM ON CUSTOMER HARDSHIP

As part of its commitment to providing support and consulting with their customers, Coliban Water has facilitated a forum with community focussed organisations from across the region to present their successful Hardship Policy and the progress that is making and to gain more insights for customers experiencing hardship

 

13 February 2017

COLIBAN WATER LAUNCHES WATER SECURITY SURVEY

Coliban Water wants to hear from customers and the community on plans for the region’s water security over the next 50 years.

 

10 February 2017

PEAK DEMAND ON WATER IN EXTREME HEAT CONDITIONS

The extremely hot weather in recent days has created peak water demand on Bendigo’s supply system.

 

24 January 2017

CLEANSE FOR CASTLEMAINE AND KYNETON WATER SUPPLY NETWORKS

Coliban Water will carry out routine maintenance of the Castlemaine and Kyneton water supply networks from Monday 30 January 2017.

 

11 January 2017

HEATHCOTE WATER QUALITY

Media Information Statement

A number of our customers have notified us of concerns relating to colour, taste and odour of the treated drinking water that is supplied to their properties in the Heathcote system.

 

23 December 2016

TRENTHAM WATER SUPPLY RESTORED

Media Information Statement

Supply to the town of Trentham has now been restored. However we ask customers to limit their water use to personal needs.

 

22 December 2016

TRENTHAM WATER SUPPLY UPDATE

Media Information Statement

There has been a burst water main on Cosmo Road Trentham. As a result customers may be experiencing low pressure or no water.

 

22 December 2016

TRENTHAM WATER SUPPLY ISSUES

Media Information Statement

There has been a burst water main on Cosmo Road Trentham. As a result customers may be experiencing low pressure or no water.

 

15 December 2016

SAVE WATER EVEN THOUGH STORAGES IN STRONG POSITION

Saving water through using Permanent Water Saving Rules is still the message from Coliban Water even though their catchment storages near Kyneton are in a strong position for the peak summer demand.

 

7 December 2016

LOCKWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL WINS RURAL WATER AWARD

Lockwood Primary School has been recognised as the state winner at the 2016 Rural Water Awards in the Community and Education category.

 

7 December 2016

LOCKWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL WINS RURAL WATER AWARD

Lockwood Primary School has been recognised as the state winner at the 2016 Rural Water Awards in the Community and Education category.

 

2 December 2016

EMPOWERING COMMUNITIES TO TARGET THEIR WATER USE

Coliban Water is encouraging all customers in our region to get involved in a new water efficiency program targeted at rural and regional Victorians.

 

15 November 2016

MAINS FLUSHING FOR THE ECHUCA WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM

Media Information Statement

Coliban Water is carrying out mains flushing in the Echuca water supply system in response to reports of discoloured water.

 

10 November 2016

STUDENTS CHOOSE TAP WATER AT VIOLET STREET PRIMARY SCHOOL

Violet Street Primary School students will keep hydrated thanks to Coliban Water after private renovations impacted on the schools water fountains.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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