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Riverina Water County Council
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Agency overview
Formed May 2, 1997 (1997-05-02)
Headquarters Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates: 35°07′18″S 147°23′17″E / 35.121611°S 147.388136°E / -35.121611; 147.388136
Employees 92
Annual budget $20 M
Agency executives
  • Greg Verdon Lockhart Shire Council, Chairperson
  • Yvonne Braid Wagga Wagga City Council, Councillor
  • Paul Funnell Wagga Wagga City Council, Councillor
  • Vanessa Keenan Wagga Wagga City Council, Councillor
  • Tim Koschel Wagga Wagga City Council, Councillor
  • Ian Kreutzberger Federation Council, Representative
  • Doug Meyer Greater Hume Shire Council, Councillor
  • Tony Quinn Greater Hume Shire Council, Councillor
  • Mayor Greg Conkey Wagga Wagga City Council, Councillor

Riverina Water County Council is a body that provides drinking water to the City of Wagga Wagga, Greater Hume Shire, Lockhart Shire and part of Federation Council which operates under the provisions of the Local Government Act, 1993.

History

Southern Riverina County Council was formed in 1938 to supply reticulated water to towns in the Shires of Lockhart, Kyeamba, Mitchell and Culcairn with the Shires of Urana and Holbrook and the Municipality of Wagga Wagga became part of Southern Riverina County Council in 1945.

1942 to 1995 Southern Riverina County Council was responsible for electricity distribution in the Southern Riverina Area until Great Southern Energy was formed in 1995.

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