Community Waste Water Management Schemes (CWMS)

Community Volunteering
E-Waste Recycling at The Fathers Farm – Nuriootpa SA – The Barossa Council through their partnership with the Father’s Farm offer more options to ‘waste less, recycle more’.

Community Volunteering
Clare Valley SA Main Street Recycling Initiatives – The Clare Lions Club through their Recycle Group and Green Team are working with the local community and business in the Clare Valley and this video highlights a few.

The Legatus Group has Joint CWMS Services Arrangement with the LGA CWMS Committee to develop a CWMS User Group to deliver the following programs and projects associated with CWMS services:

6 sub-regional workshops per year
These will include presentations by experts and be used as a network sharing opportunity for each member council. The target will be those officers directly involved in the delivery of the services. These will include site visits to see what others are doing. Please check our Events Calendar for the latest workshop details.

1 annual forum
The forum will allow for the most recent knowledge to be shared by experts and provide an opportunity for case studies to be presented. The target will be for officers, councillors and other staff to raise the awareness more broadly of CWMS. Please check our Events Calendar for the latest forum details.

Regional audit of systems
A list of all the CWMS will allow us to explore opportunities for efficiencies across the region.

Common templates
A common set of templates will enable resources to support each other more effectively Business case for regional processing plant (sludge/trade waste). Management of trade waste and sludge is a common issue, Is there a case for a regional sludge processing plant?

Resource sharing
Is there opportunities to allow smaller Councils the ability to link with larger council’s schemes and opportunities for resource sharing across the region including:

    • Responses to issues be done remotely – savings to councils including time and travel
    • Certificate 3 Waste Water Operators / Management and other training opportunities.

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