Heartland Magazine Issue 38 February/March Edition

Category: Rous County Council

Water for life

Rous County Council is a county council constituted under the Local Government Act 1993. Council has three main functions:

Bulk water supply: Council is the regional water supply authority providing water in bulk to the council areas. A population of around 100,000 is serviced by this water supply system with the actual area of operations being approximately 3,000km2.
Weed biosecurity: Council undertakes a wide range of activities to combat the spread of targeted weeds across the local area.
Flood mitigation: Council is a flood mitigation authority operating across the local government areas of Ballina, Lismore and Richmond Valley.

FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2 NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued

February 6th, 2020
FLOOD WATCH BULLETIN 2 NSW Coast To The Lower Hunter Issued: Thursday 6th February 2020 at 12:20pm. What is happening MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING POSSIBLE FOR THE MID NORTH COAST Rainfall is expected to increase along the New South Wales Northern coast from Thursday, as a low pressure trough deepens in the area.

Rous County Council re-elects Cr Keith Williams as chairperson

October 25th, 2019
Rous County Council re-elects Cr Keith Williams as chairperson Cr Keith Williams (Ballina Shire Council) has been re-elected chairperson and Cr Sharon Cadwallader (Ballina Shire Council) elected deputy chairperson at Rous County Council’s annual election. The councillors, who will hold office for one year, were e
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