Easements for Council Water and Sewer Works?

9 Oct, 2014

We are often asked whether a local council requires an easement for its water and sewer works (including underground pipes) to remain on private land and to enable the council to enter onto private land to carry out works on that…

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Penalty for Council’s water pollution offence

26 Oct, 2012

In Environmental Protection Authority v Queanbeyan City Council (No. 3) [2012] NSWLEC 220, the Land and Environment Court considered what was the appropriate sentence to impose in respect of an offence by  the Council of polluting waters under s120 of…

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