Alexandrina Council's Water Entity consists
of wastewater, reclaimed water and recycled
Alexandrina Council Community Wastewater
Management System (CWMS) provide wastewater
disposal solutions for the Alexandrina Community.
Alexandrina Council provides customers in Goolwa,
Port Elliot, Mt Compass, Strathalbyn, Milang and Hindmarsh Island with wastewater disposal services via a septic tank effluent disposal scheme (STEDS) or direct sewerage main.
Alexandrina Council provide non-potable water to a number of properties in the township of Finniss and recycled water to several commercial businesses. The Council also utilises reclaimed water on many parks and gardens throughout the Council area.
Benefits of Using Reclaimed and Recycled Water
There are multiple benefits of utilising reclaimed and recycled water on Council parks and gardens and providing this water to approved consumers:
The pricing of Community Wastewater Management Scheme services and reclaimed and recycled water is set by Council in accordance with Section 188 of the Local Government Act 1999 and takes into account the costs of building, operating and renewing the assets required to capture, treat and distribute water to customers.
Water industry customers in financial hardship should refer to the Water Industry Hardship Policy and contact the financial services team for further information.
Have you observed an issue on public lands such as a spill or leak? Please report this as soon as possible by calling 8555 7000.
If you wish to lodge a complaint in regards to the Water Industry Entity please see our complaints and resolutions procedure.
Can I connect?
Unfortunately the Finniss Water Scheme is fully subscribed and Council cannot offer any new connections. Customers should also note this water cannot be on-sold privately.
To determine if you can connect to one of the Community Wastewater Schemes please click here.