TAMWORTH REGIONAL COUNCIL TO ADDRESS ONE TREE HILL RESERVOIR REPAIRS

Water supplies in parts of Tamworth are under pressure, with the two reservoirs based at One Tree Hill needing upgrades.

A storm in December last year damaged a nine megalitre reservoir forcing it to shut down..

The 18 megalitre reservoir is still in use, despite a year-old leak that’s slowly growing.

“The options are, if we have to take it offline, we’ll have to empty the whole reservoir and internally do a floor seal, the other options we’ve got are external grout injection process on the outside of the reservoir.”

The repairs could cost more than $50,000.

Council says residents in west and south Tamworth won’t be affected, and will keep them informed on the reservoirs’ repairs.

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