Remote communities

  • ABC Power Booklet    PDF - 1.2 MBAsssisting remote community residents to reduce power use.
  • ABC Water Booklet    PDF - 1.1 MBAsssisting remote community residents to reduce water use.
  • 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.
  • Map of Territory Remote Communities serviced by IES    PDF - 199.2 KBA map of Territory Growth Towns and Remote Communities serviced by Indigenous Essential Services. All information is correct at time of publishing (January 2013).
  • 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.
  • Use less power flyer    PDF - 969.6 KB
  • Use less power poster    PDF - 9.3 MBIf you live in a remote community, do your part to spread the message and place the Use less power poster in your school or workplace.
  • 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.