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 MOREE PLAINS SHIRE WATER SUPPLY

 

Artesian Basin

In the Moree Plains Shire some communities source their water from a large underground water supply called the Artesian Basin.
Moree Plains Shire Council provides water to the towns of Moree, Pallamallawa, Boggabilla, Mungindi, Garah, Gurley, Boomi and Weemelah.

Moree’s town water comes from the Sub Artesian Basin; however sources of water differ among the smaller towns. Each town’s water supply is outlined below:

 

 

 

Potable
(Suitable for consumption)

Source

 Moree Sub Artesian Bore
 Boggabilla Regulated River
 Mungindi Regulated River
 Pallamallawa Sub Artesian Bore
 

Non-Potable
(NOT for domestic household use
)

Source
Garah Dam/River and Artesian Bore
Gurley Artesian Bore
Boomi Artesian Bore
Boggabilla Raw Water Supply Regulated River
Weemelah Off River Dam Storage

 

 

  

Non Potable SignageNON POTABLE WATER SUPPLY AT BOOMI, GARAH, GURLEY AND WEEMELAH

 

Residents of Boomi, Garah, Gurley and Weemelah are reminded that the water supply to these villages is a non potable supply and not for household domestic use.

 

The supply is for fire fighting and yard watering in the villages. Internal use should be from private bores or rain water tanks filled by rain water or from potable supplies at Moree, Mungindi, Boggabilla and Pallamallawa.

 

 

 

 

  

  

For further information about water supply to the Moree Shire please contact:  

Moree Plains Shire Council

Water & Waste Department

PO Box 420

Moree NSW 2400

P: 02 6757 3222

F: 02 6751 1395

 
 

 

 Moree Plains Shire Council encourages residents to think of the environment and use water wisely