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Riverina Water Leaders share Expertise in Vietnam

Representatives from Riverina Water toured Vietnam in March, taking part in the next stage of a fruitful partnership.

Mar 30, 2024

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Chair and Deputy Chair re-elected to lead Board

Riverina Water’s Board have unanimously re-elected Tim Koschel as Chairperson and Doug Meyer as Deputy Chairperson.

Feb 23, 2024

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Enriching Communities program to fund 13 new regional projects

Grant funding is set to flow across the region, with Riverina Water today announcing the successful recipients of its $100,000 Enriching Communities program for 2023/24.

Dec 18, 2023

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Vietnamese delegation visits the Riverina

Water Utility representatives from An Giang Province in Vietnam have toured the region in partnership with Riverina Water.

Nov 09, 2023

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Reporting on our 25th year

Our Annual Report for 2022-23 has been released

Nov 01, 2023

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Water Week 2023

How does water get to your taps?

Oct 12, 2023

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How often do you use your taps?

Riverina Water is supporting Water Night on Thursday 19 October.

Sep 21, 2023

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Applications open for Riverina Water’s $100,000 Enriching Communities grants program

Funding allocations for each Council in Riverina Water’s supply area are $40,000 for Wagga Wagga City Council, and $20,000 each for Lockhart Shire, Greater Hume and Federation.

Sep 11, 2023

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Modest increase to water fees and charges in 2023-24

Through strategic planning and good financial management, our water charges are continually some of the lowest in the state.

Jun 22, 2023

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Customers again rank Riverina Water highly for customer service, water quality

Staff at Riverina Water continue to provide a sustainable high rate of water quality and customer service to the community.

Jun 22, 2023

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Once-in-a-lifetime experience as staff help make Nepal school possible

Since 2018, Riverina Water has partnered with South Wagga Rotary on several aid projects in Sindhuli and Banepa in Nepal. 

Apr 13, 2023

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Experienced water industry professional announced as new Director Engineering

Troy Van Berkel will join Riverina Water as Director Engineering in May.

Apr 05, 2023

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Development charges lowered by almost 14 per cent

Riverina Water has lowered the cost of development by almost 14 per cent across the supply area.

Jun 30, 2022

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Top marks for water quality, customer service

Riverina Water’s latest Customer Satisfaction Survey has again given the county council high marks for water quality and customer service.

Jun 27, 2022

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Modest increases to your water bill in 2022-23

Riverina Water continues to have some of the lowest water costs in the state.

Jun 23, 2022

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Access charges to be unchanged for fourth straight year in draft budget

Riverina Water customers are set to continue to have some of the most affordable water costs in the state with the release of the county council’s draft budget for 2022-23.

May 10, 2022

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Funding flows for grassroots projects

More than $465,000 in funding is flowing to 46 projects thanks to Riverina Water’s 2021-22 Community Grants Program.

May 02, 2022

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Innovative $44M Water Treatment Plant recognised by engineering industry

Riverina Water has been recognised by the engineering industry for its $44M Wagga Wagga Water Treatment Plant.

Mar 18, 2022

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Self-service portal for plumbers, developers and builders

The first phase of Riverina Water’s innovative new software system is live and ready to make life easier for you.

Mar 07, 2022

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Take the Water Challenge

Sign up to the Water Challenge and ask your family, friends, schoolmates or colleagues to either make water their only beverage for the month of March.

Feb 28, 2022

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Riverina Water wins the Sam Samra Award

Locals already knew it, but now it’s official – Riverina Water is the best in the state.

Feb 21, 2022

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New Riverina Water Board to continue legacy of safe and affordable drinking water

Riverina Water’s Board will be led by Chairperson Cr Tim Koschel and Deputy Chair Doug Meyer OAM following the first meeting of the new Board on 2 February.

Feb 02, 2022

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Make your grassroots project possible with Riverina Water’s $500,000 Community Grants Program

We are offering $500,000 in funding for projects that make a difference to local communities across our supply area.

Jan 27, 2022

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Policy and roadmap to set path towards net zero emissions by 2030

Riverina Water’s commitment to eliminating its contribution to climate change has taken a critical step with the development of a Net Zero Emissions Policy.

Nov 03, 2021

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Riverina Water unveils $44M new Water Treatment Plant

A $44M project to ensure safe and reliable drinking water for a growing population over the next 30 years is complete.

Oct 26, 2021

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Room named in honour of Pat Brassil AM

Riverina Water's boardroom has been officially named in recognition of Pat Brassil AM's contribution to the organisation.

Oct 26, 2021

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2020-21 Annual Report

Providing quality water every day.

Oct 18, 2021

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We're COVID Safe

We're a registered COVID Safe business and have taken proactive steps to adapt our operations.

Oct 11, 2021

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Meals on Wheels hits the road thanks to Riverina Water

Countless community members will continue to be provided with nutritious and delicious food each week with the unveiling of Wagga Wagga Meals on Wheels’ new refrigerated van.

Jul 15, 2021

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Riverina Water appoints new Director Corporate Services

Riverina Water’s new Director Corporate Services Emily Tonacia will hit the ground running with a focus on digital transformation and improving customer experience.

Jul 05, 2021

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Water charges to remain some of the most affordable in the state

A typical residential water bill will increase by just $9 this year, while access charges will remain unchanged for the third year in a row.

Jul 01, 2021

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Local student gains hands-on experience

Engineering student Zual Klathan has gained on-the-job experience at Riverina Water.

May 26, 2021

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Stellar survey results for customer service and water quality

Riverina Water’s latest Customer Satisfaction Survey has given the county council high marks for water quality and customer service.

May 12, 2021

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Affordable water at heart of Riverina Water’s 2021-22 plans

Residents and businesses across the southern Riverina will continue to benefit from some of the most affordable water charges and fees in the state.

May 04, 2021

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Industry recognition for Willans Hill project

Riverina Water has been recognised by the engineering industry for its $4.2M Willans Hill reservoirs project.

Mar 31, 2021

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Draft strategy to keep your water costs affordable

A new strategy is laying out how to keep water costs affordable as the region’s population grows toward 100,000 people.

Mar 29, 2021

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30-year plan to supply drinking water for 100,000 people

Riverina Water’s major strategy to ensure the supply of the region’s drinking water for the next 30 years has been released for public feedback.

Mar 05, 2021

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Share your feedback with Community Satisfaction Survey

Riverina Water’s annual community satisfaction survey is now underway.

Mar 01, 2021

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More than $600,0000 in grants awarded to our communities

Riverina Water has awarded $612,836 in funding to 66 grassroots projects and initiatives throughout the region.

Dec 16, 2020

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Developing the next generation of engineers

Riverina Water is proud to be a foundation industry partner of CSU's engineering program, with the organisation recently welcoming its second cadet engineer.

Dec 01, 2020

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Twin reservoirs to supply quality drinking water for Wagga

Riverina Water has completed a $4.2M project atop Wagga Wagga’s Willans Hill, with two new 11 megalitre reservoirs unveiled.

Oct 29, 2020

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Chair and Deputy Chair re-elected

Riverina Water’s Board today unanimously re-elected Greg Verdon as Chairperson and Paul Funnell as Deputy Chairperson.

Oct 28, 2020

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Stage 1 Water Restrictions in place during daylight savings

Longer, warmer days mean we all need to do the right thing when it comes to water.

Oct 07, 2020

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Applications now open for Community Grants Program

$600,000 in funding a timely boost for southern NSW communities

Sep 21, 2020

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We're creating new job opportunities for youth

Five roles for apprentices and trainees.

Sep 17, 2020

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Glenoak 2 Reservoir construction timelapse

Months of construction in the blink of an eye.

Aug 27, 2020

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No increase to fees and charges for 2020-21

Riverina Water has frozen all fees and charges for 2020-21 in a move to assist residents and businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 24, 2020

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Riverina Water and South Wagga Rotary combine to grow Nepalese education hub

It may seem like a world away at the moment, but a small village in rural Nepal is thriving thanks to Riverina Water and the South Wagga Wagga Rotary Club.

Jun 15, 2020

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Construction continues for twin water reservoirs atop Wagga’s Willans Hill

One reservoir is already towering over central Wagga Wagga and construction on a second is well under way.

May 06, 2020

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