Effective sewerage services in remote communities PDF - 224.8 KBMaintaining sewerage services is an important, often overlooked part of the delivery of essential services. Power and Water plans to provide effective sewerage services and meet growing demands while minimising the financial cost and environmental impact of our operations.
ESO training and employment PDF - 235.4 KBEssential Services Operators (ESOs) are crucial in the delivery of power, water and sewerage services in remote areas. These ESOs are responsible for carrying out a range of regular operational and maintenance tasks. They are our “eyes” on the ground and the first to respond to unplanned supply interruptions and emergencies.
Providing reliable power to remote communities PDF - 283.9 KBDemand for electricity is increasing steadily, particularly in Territory Growth Towns where various government initiatives are delivering more housing, infrastructure and services. Increasing costs of diesel fuel and operating stand–alone power stations continues to impact the overall delivery costs of electricity services in remote areas.
Providing safe water to remote communities PDF - 281.1 KBPower and Water obtains water from 70 isolated natural groundwater and surface water sources to supply water services to remote communities. These natural water sources vary significantly in quantity and quality presenting challenges to ensure residents receive adequate safe water through their taps.
Water and energy efficiency in remote communities PDF - 267.1 KBDelivering power and water safely and efficiently to remote homes in the Territory’s diverse climatic environment is challenging and costly. Power and Water has been working proactively with a number of communities expanding education and awareness about how to use water and energy efficiently.
Water quality results - January 2013 PDF - 1.3 MBPower and Water regularly tests drinking water to confirm it complies with the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG). Frequency of testing is outlined in the Drinking Water Monitoring Program which is developed in consultation with the Department of Health (DoH) and approved by the Chief Health Officer.