Hay Shire Council operates the town water scheme, providing Raw and Filtered water. Residences within the Shire are required to connect to these schemes where they are available. Only residences outside the designated areas are required to provide their own access to water.
Anyone wishing to connect a new service to the water system needs to complete an application form (below) and pay the relevant fees.
Please see policies below relating to Council’s water supply:
Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Requirements
Water schemes for Hay and South Hay are operated under an Environmental Protection Licence (No. 3237), issued by EPA NSW.
Council has prepared a pollution incident response management plan for this licence, in accordance with the requirements set out in part 5.7A of the POEO Act:
Licencees are now required to publish monitoring data that has been collected as a result of a licence condition, in accordance with section 66(6) of the POEO Act: