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2004 Report



Snowy River

Infrastructure

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What the results tell us for Snowy River

Road assets

Public roads in Snowy River Shire were considered to be in good condition at the end of this reporting period. One bridge is noted as needing replacement. In the 2000 State of the Environment Report, 375 kilometres of sealed and 477 kilometres of unsealed roads were declining in condition.

Funds from the Roads to Recovery Programme were used during the reporting period to improve a number of roads across the shire. Projects included Myalla Road and Bobundara Road.

Water assets

Council's water assets are considered to be in good condition with the exception of the Adaminaby and Dalgety water supply systems. Works on both of these systems is expected to be complete in the next reporting period.

Sewage assets

Council operates four sewage treatment plants. The plants and associated infrastructure are all considered to be in good condition with the exception of the Berridale plant, which uses old technology and is severely overloaded. This plant will be upgraded in the next reporting period.

Public building assets

Public Buildings in the shire were considered to be in reasonable condition at the end of the reporting period, taking into consideration age and intended use. The three swimming pools in the shire vary in condition.

About the data

Information was sourced from the Snowy River Shire Council Annual Report 2003–04. Additional information on Roads to Recovery was obtained from the Commonwealth Department of Transport and Regional Services.

References

Department of Transport and Regional Services Roads to Recovery Programme, Commonwealth of Australia, viewed 29 June 2006, http://www.auslink.gov.au/policy/programmes/r2r/roads_to_recovery.aspx.