WATER TREATMENT PLANTS

Ballina Shire Council operates the drinking water treatment plant at Marom Creek which supplies the communities of Wardell and Meerschaum Vale with high quality drinking water. Rous County Council operates the other two plants.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS

Council has to meet strict guidelines about the quality of drinking water, treated wastewater and recycled water.

Click here for more information on our water quality standards

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT TOURSS

By touring our facilities you will be able to go behind the scenes and understand the important process of wastewater treatment. If you choose to come along to our Lennox Head 

Lennox Head Recycled Water Treatment Plant you will see how your water is being recycled and reused.

Each tour is led by a Wastewater Engineer or Treatment Plant operator and can take about 30 - 45 minutes to complete.Tours are free and are arranged periodically. If you are interested in attending a site tour, please call Council's Wastewater Team on 1300 864 444.