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Quick Facts

Area of the Tweed's Water Catchment 565km2
Capacity of Clarrie Hall Dam15,000 ML
Drinking water treated anually in the Tweed9,000 ML
Wastewater collected and treated annually7,500 ML
Wastewater recycled and re-used annually825 ML
Water Meters in the Tweed26,000
Water population served79,000
Wastewater population served76,000

Asset Data Summary

Water and Wastewater Asset Key Indicators July 2020 (227kB PDF)

Water and Wastewater Long Term Financial Plan Summary July 2020 (223kB PDF)

Further information and detail can be found in Council's Water Supply and Wastewater Asset Management Plans

Wastewater Volumes and Treatment

Annual wastewater treatment data 2017 (30kB PDF)

In 2016-17, there was 7785 mega litres (ML) of wastewater treated in the Tweed, up 4 per cent on the previous financial year.

Of this 10.8 per cent was re-used, 75 per cent was discharged to water courses and the remaining 14 per cent was discharged to land.

Effluent reused and discharged 2017

Wastewater treatment levels 2017

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