Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant
The Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant is licenced by the NSW Environment Protection Authority. The licence number is 3298.
For more information about licences, click here: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/epa/
Effluent leaving the Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant is monitored in accordance with the terms of the licence. Licencees are required to publish pollution monitoring data that has been collected as a result of a licence condition, in accordance with section 66(6) of the POEO Act and written requirements issued by the EPA.
The Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant has two discharge points which are monitored quarterly. DP1 at the Effluent Reuse Pond inside the Aerodrome and DP2 at the centre of the pivot on the property "Laravoulta".
There are 5 ground water monitoring points (MB1 – MB5) which are monitored quarterly with 3 soil monitoring points (SL1 – SL3) which are monitored annually. A further 3 soil monitoring points (SA1 – SA3) inside the Aerodrome which are monitored annually if the site is used for irrigation.
A site plan of the monitoring points can be viewed here
The test results can be viewed
Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP)
Council has developed a Pollution Incident Response Management Plan (PIRMP) that will guide Council's response in the event of any pollution incidents that may occur at the Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant. The PIRMP and supporting document for the Nyngan Sewage Treatment Plant can be viewed below.