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Water Boil Alert for Milingimbi    23 March 2015

The Department of Health has updated precautionary Water Boil Alerts to include three communities: Milingimbi, Gapuwiyak and Galiwin'ku.

Water Boil Alerts for Gapuwiyak and Galiwin'ku    22 March 2015

The Department of Health has issued Water Boil Alerts for the communities of Gapuwiyak and Galiwin'ku.

Taking care of power and water during Cyclone Nathan    21 March 2015

Power and water supplies can be affected by severe weather events such as Tropical Cyclone Nathan. Please note that essential services in Nhulunbuy, including power and water, are provided by Rio Tinto and these services are provided by BHP in Groote Eylandt.

Yirrkala’s new water tanks officially opened    16 March 2015
Minister for Essential Services Hon Willem Westra van Holthe officially opened the new water tanks at Yirrkala on 11 March.
Essential Services in focus as Minister tours TC Lam affected communities    13 March 2015
Minister for Essential Services Hon Willem Westra van Holthe joined Remote Operations General Manager Scott Robertson and toured communities affected by TC Lam.
Crocodile caught in creek below Manton Dam    13 March 2015
A 3.5m crocodile spotted in the creek below Manton Dam during the week was caught and removed by Parks and Wildlife Commission rangers.
Power and Water instrumental in cyclone recovery efforts    27 February 2015
Crews have been working around the clock since landing in the remote Arnhemland communities impacted by Tropical Cyclone Lam last Friday.
Power and Water crews on the job and achieving service restoration    22 February 2015
Crews continue to achieve rapid restoration of electricity, water and sewerage services in Tropical Cyclone Lam affected communities after arriving within hours of the ‘ALL CLEAR’.
Boil Water Alert cancelled for three communities    22 February 2015
The Department of Health cancelled the Boil Water precautionary advice for Ramingining, Milingimbi and Warruwi as of 3pm on Sunday 22 February 2015.
Power and Water stresses need for safety in TC Lam affected areas    21 February 2015
Communities are being reminded that downed powerlines might be live and lethal. Saving water is essential. Boil drinking water from taps and allow to cool and do so until advised otherwise.
Tropical Cyclone Lam impacts essential services    20 February 2015
Tropical Cyclone Lam has crossed the Northern Territory coast and is moving south west. Situational assessment is underway in affected communities and Power and Water will begin to move into the recovery phase as soon as is practicable.
Taking care of power and water during Tropical Cyclone Lam    19 February 2015
Power and water supplies can be affected by severe weather events such as Tropical Cyclone Lam. Communities should be aware that conserving water is important and after the cyclone, boiling of tap water is advised.
Manton Dam available as usual    16 February 2015
Manton Dam remains Darwin’s freshwater water recreational haven despite rumours on social media that closure is imminent.
Strong winds fell trees and damage powerlines in Darwin    09 February 2015
Darwin suburbs bore the brunt of a severe storm that interrupted electricity supply for up to 10 hours in some areas due to falling trees damaging powerlines.
Around the clock renewable energy from Manton Dam    05 February 2015
A small hydro turbine is generating electricity around the clock, seven days a week at Manton Dam.

 

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