Under the Public Health Act 1991, Public Health Act 2010 and Regulations, Council is required to maintain a register of water cooling systems installed on regulated premises in its Local Government Area. The register must contain the following:
Council may conduct inspections of water cooling towers to:
Owners and occupiers of premises containing these systems are responsible for ensuring the proper installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of the regulated system. Most will engage a contractor to carry out all of the above. Records of the operation and maintenance of the systems are required to be kept on site and made accessible to Council Officers at all times.
Environmental & Customer Services Department
Phone: 02 6540 1136
Fax: 02 6545 2671
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.