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Water and Sewer disruptions

Rocks Ferry flooding 2021

If you need evacuation assistance or delivery of food or medical supplies, contact the SES on 132 500 or email soc@ses.nsw.gov.au.
Check the SES Website for the most recent updates to evacuation orders and SES assistance. 

Update #46 - 11:00am, Thursday 1 April 2021

Interruptions to Water Supply

Comboyne - drinking water quality alert - WATER RESTORED: 25 March.


NSW Health has now deemed the water is safe for drinking. All samples have come back clear of any contaminants.

We have reduced the chlorine levels within the Comboyne Public Water Supply Network, however you may still notice the elevated levels for a few more days.

Telegraph Point residents - WATER RESTORED: 22 March.

Residents can resume normal water use now.

Sewer Services

Pressure Sewer Systems

For residents who have a Pressure Sewer System, please click here to find out how to manage your system during a power outage.

Wastewater Treatment Plants

We are experiencing a number of surcharges in our wastewater schemes at Port Macquarie, Camden Haven, Bonny Hills, Wauchope and Kew/Kendall. Our teams continue to monitor the situation and take action to manage this through sampling, reporting and clean up.

Wastewater Treatment Plants at Port Macquarie, Bonny Hills, Dunbogan and Wauchope are currently in overflow and releasing to the environment in accordance with the Plants' respective EPA licence conditions. We've also had power outages which has impacted pump stations.


This page was last updated on: 15 April 2021