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Landfill reports

Changes to the environmental protection legislation under the Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2011 states that Council is to publish groundwater, surface water, leachate and landfill gas monitoring data from our landfill sites from 1 July 2012. Monitoring is required as a EPA licence condition at Cairncross, Wauchope and Dunbogan.

This page provides the monitoring data results on Landfill Water Quality for Dunbogan, Cairncross and Wauchope Waste Management Facilities. Our licence details are below: 

Licensee's name: Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Licensee's address:
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
PO Box 84,
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

Refer to the Environmental Protection Authority website where you can search for each licence by entering the licence number. Full licence details and past annual returns can be viewed online.

Port Macquarie Waste Management Facility

The Kingfisher Road site has surrendered its licence but Council continues to monitor the area as per the previous licence conditions. 

Reports

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Cairncross Waste Management Facility

Licence Number: 11189

Monitoring frequency as required by licence:

  • Testing of groundwater, surface water and leachate at all points must be carried out 4 times annually.
  • Gas monitoring at the landfill face must also be carried out 4 times annually.

Any other requirements of the monitoring condition:

  • List number of pollution complaints
  • List any non compliance with license conditions

Any relevant limit imposed by the license:

  • Waste disposal by application to land (annual capacity)
  • Land based extractive activity >30,000 - 50,000

Reports

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Dunbogan Landfill

Licence Number:  5924

Monitoring frequency as required by licence:

  • Testing of groundwater, surface water and leachate at all points must be carried out 4 times annually.
  • Gas monitoring at the landfill face must also be carried out 4 times annually.

Any other requirements of the monitoring condition:

  • List number of pollution complaints
  • List any non compliance with license conditions

Reports

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Wauchope Landfill

Licence Number: 5925

Monitoring frequency as required by licence:

  • Testing of groundwater, surface water and leachate at all points must be carried out 4 times annually.

Any other requirements of the monitoring condition:

  • List number of pollution complaints
  • List any non compliance with license conditions

Reports

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This page was last updated on: 24 May 2019