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.
Power and Water’s ‘industrial athletes’ weigh in to keep their cool 29 January 2015
Power Networks’ crews are continuing to build understanding about the link between safety and keeping cool.
Discoloured water 13 January 2015
Residents in Darwin, Palmerston and the rural area may be noticing some occurrences of discoloured water.
Power and Water gifts donga to Kintore community 29 December 2014
Power and Water Corporation has gifted an old accommodation donga to the McDonnell Regional Council for use by the Kintore community.
Power and Water helps Friends of East Point 11 December 2014
Staff joined students and other volunteers to plant over 300 native trees and shrubs to support a regeneration project.
Power and Water is in the community festive spirit this Christmas 10 December 2014
‘Tis the season to be giving and staff from Power and Water have been happily giving their time and energy over the past few weeks volunteering in the community.
Power and Water’s ‘industrial athletes’ learn to keep their cool 10 December 2014
Power network lines crews discover the importance of hydration and keeping their core body temperature within a safe cool zone.