The Parkes Central Business District (CBD) is an energetic and enterprising business centre that serves a large regional catchment in Central NSW. Parkes Shire Council
The Lachlan River Bore Scheme was established in 1965 to augment the growing town's water supply. The Council operated borefield was connected to the Parkes
Construction on the Advanced Water Recycling Facility (AWRF) commenced in April 2017, and was completed on 20 December 2017. The AWRF was officially opened by the Hon.