As a region we're experiencing the lowest water levels in our dams in over two decades. Level 2 water restrictions apply to all properties connected to Hunter Water's water supply network in the Cessnock Local Government Area.
Cessnock, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Dungog and small parts of Singleton.View a map of our area of operations
Council's Open Space and Community Facilities Works Program includes a number programs that identifies works to be carried out each financial year. These programs include;
- Open Space Parks Maintenance Schedule
- Open Space Garden Maintenance Schedule
- Open Space & Community Facilities Capital Works Program
Council's Open Space and Community Facilities Works Program comprises Council’s adopted priority works identified as part of its annual budgetary process. The Program incorporates projects involving the construction, irrigation, floodlighting and refurbishment of major sporting fields, active and passive parks and also the construction, refurbishment or extensions to major building assets.
These programs are reviewed on a monthly basis and is adjusted to take into account available resources, site and weather constraints and other circumstances which may affect implementation of the various planned projects. The programs are also adjusted to take into account site constraints and other circumstances which may affect implementation of the various planned projects.
The aim of the programs is to demonstrate a planned, structured implementation of the funded capital works throughout the year using contractors and/or Council’s day labour staff and plant resources. The Programs are also used to advise the Mayor, Councillors and members of the public on the currently proposed timing and duration of construction activities relating to projects included in the program.