Solar Energy Systems

Sustainable energy to power key water security assets.


  • Solar energy systems provide sustainable energy to the new pump stations at Eugowra Road and Akuna Road
  • Reduces energy costs and provides operational flexibility and reliability
  • Sustainable energy offsets costs for the sediment ponds and water treatment plant at the Lachlan River
  • Water transfer in the off-peak electricity periods or during daylight hours
  • Reduces Council’s carbon footprint

Lachlan River Pre-Treatment Plant

Lachlan River Pre-Treatment Plant A new pre-treatment plant to treat raw river water located at the Lachlan River Pump Station. Benefits Lachlan River Pump Station […]

Raw Water Storage Lagoon

Raw Water Storage Lagoon An additional 20ML of raw water storage upstream of the Water Treatment Plant. Benefits Additional water storage for future growth Increases […]

Lachlan River Intake Augmentation

Lachlan River Intake Augmentation Augmentation of the existing Lachlan River Pump Station. Benefits Pump Station augmentation will meet future water supply demand for projected growth […]

New Pump Stations

New Pump Stations Two new pump stations, one on Eugowra Road and the other on Akuna Road. Benefits The new pump station at Eugowra Road […]

Lachlan Pipeline Duplication

The Lachlan Pipeline Duplication Duplication of 30km of raw water transfer pipeline from Eugowra Road Pump Station to the Parkes Water Treatment Plant. Benefits Duplication […]