Drains and stormwater
These are the various types of drainage assets you will find in Central Goldfields Shire.
Drains maintained by Council:
- Kerb and channel
- Underground drainage
- Grated pit
- Side entry pit
- Various stone lined drains
- Table drain
- Cross road culvert
Drains maintained by property owner:
- Driveway culverts provide access to private property
- Maintenance and cleaning of driveway culverts is the responsibility of the property owner
- Stormwater drains from private properties to legal points of discharge.
It is the property owner’s responsibility to have storm water run-off from their property conveyed to a legal point of discharge which is usually an underground drain, kerb or open table drain in a road reserve.
A Road Opening Works Permit is required to install or alter a stormwater connection within the road reserve.
For any other water related issues not described above, contact your local water authority:
Central Highlands Water or Coliban Water depending on your location.