Other than Council employees or those contracted by Council, no one is allowed to conduct work on Council-owned water or wastewater infrastructure, unless that person has approval under Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 to complete the work. Council has no exemption under Part 3 for work on Water Supply.
Anyone wanting to conduct work on Council's water supply or wastewater infrastructure must apply for Section 68 Approval. On application, Council will determine the conditions for the applicant to meet to complete the work. Typically conditions will include:
Suitable qualification and standards
Hold/witness points and Council inspections
Work as executed requirements
Commissioning and testing.
Reference Standards, Codes and Specifications
The following reference documents need to be consulted for the design, approval and construction of water supply or wastewater infrastructure: