Environmental Monitoring

Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant

The Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant is licenced by the NSW Environment Protection Authority. The licence number is 3298.

Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant Environment Protection Licence

For more information about licences, click here: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/epa/

Effluent leaving the Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant is monitored in accordance with the terms of the licence. Licencees are required to publish pollution monitoring data that has been collected as a result of a licence condition, in accordance with section 66(6) of the POEO Act and written requirements issued by the EPA.

The Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant has two discharge points which are monitored quarterly. DP1 at the Effluent Reuse Pond inside the Aerodrome and DP2 at the centre of the pivot on the property "Laravoulta".

 

There are 5 ground water monitoring points (MB1 – MB5) which are monitored quarterly with 3 soil monitoring points (SL1 – SL3) which are monitored annually. A further 3 soil monitoring points (SA1 – SA3) inside the Aerodrome which are monitored annually if the site is used for irrigation.

A site plan of the monitoring points can be viewed here

The test results can be viewed

STP Test Results April 2018 - 19

 

Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP)

Council has developed a Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) that will guide Council's response in the event of any pollution incidents that may occur at the Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant. The PIRMP and supporting document for the Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant can be viewed below.

Pollution Incident Response Management Plan - Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant
Pollution Incident Response Management Plan – Supporting Statement

 

Nyngan Waste Facility

The Nyngan Waste Facility is licenced by the NSW Environment Protection Authority. The licence number is 20471.

Environment Protection Authority Licence

The Waste Facility carries out all operations in accordance with this licence. Licencees are required to publish pollution monitoring data that has been collected as a result of a licence condition, in accordance with section 66(6) of the POEO Act and written requirements issued by the EPA.

There are eight ground water monitoring bores (MW1 –MW8) surrounding the site which are monitored quarterly and can be viewed here.

The ground water monitoring data can be viewed here

 

Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP)

Council has developed a Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) that will guide Council's response in the event of any pollution incidents that may occur at the Nyngan Waste Facility. The PIRMP for the Waste Facility can be viewed below.

Pollution Incident Response Management Plan

Contact Us

Bogan Shire Council

81 Cobar Street 

P.O. Box 221
Nyngan, 2825
New South Wales

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Ph: (02) 6835 9000
Fax: (02) 6835 9011

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