Marcelle Boyling from MidCoast Water said on Wednesday morning, “We still without power in Hawks Nest, and pump trucks worked throughout the night to empty sewer pump stations.”
“It is important to note that water supplies in all areas have been unaffected and fine to use.
Power returned over night to most areas in our region affected by the wild storms on Monday night. An update on impacts to our infrastructure and services:
Bulahdelah – power returned at 3am and all our sewer pump stations are now operating. The sewage treatment plant is still without power. Residents are advised the water treatment plant is operating and the water supply is unaffected.
Stroud – power has returned, all sewer pump stations are operating. The sewage treatment plant is not yet operating, however the water treatment plant is operating and the water supply is unaffected.
Tea Gardens – All sewer pump stations are operating, apart from one near the pool, and the water supply is fine.
Hawks Nest – still no power and sewage pump stations are being emptied by pump trucks, which ran through the night.
Smiths Lake – still no power, sewage pump stations being emptied by pump trucks.
Residents are reminded the water supplies in all areas are unaffected and safe to use.
The Myall River peaked at 4.2 m
Evacuations from Lions Park Bulahdelah occurred at 3am 21 April meant that there were no stranded campers.
Call-outs were done to a couple flood inundated situations.
Reports that Stroud Street, Jackson Street, and Blanch Street were flooded.
Tree hanging on power lines on Myall River Road
The flood plains of Bulahdelah
Lions park was flooded but all campers were evacuated
Water over Stroud Street