Water main replacement in Freshwater

  • Suburb: Freshwater
  • Work period (anticipated): 01/06/2019 to 30/06/2019
  • Description: Water main replacement along Cassowary Street, Freshwater.
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: Freshwater
  • Status: Closed

A water main replacement is programmed along Cassowary Street, Freshwater to improve the security of water supply to the catchment and reduce future service interruptions. The works will start from the northern end of Cassowary Street at the intersection with Old Smithfield Road and continue south toward Merrybrook Street.

These works are scheduled to commence early June 2019 and are proposed to be completed by the end of June 2019, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Construction noise and some dust associated with the work may be experienced during working hours but will be kept to a minimal where possible. There may be some minor traffic delays and detours while the works are being completed however traffic management will be in place where construction activities affect vehicle and pedestrian movements.

Residents and businesses will be notified directly regarding any disruptions to water services. Council appreciates your patience and cooperation during this time.

Works will be undertaken between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 7am to 4pm on Saturday. Any after hours work being undertaken will be on an “as required” basis and nearby residents will be advised.

Should you require further information in regards to the above work please contact Cairns Regional Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 69 22 47.

Last updated: 15 August 2019