Parasite detected in Paluma township raw water supply

Residents of the Paluma township are being asked to boil drinking water after tests confirmed a positive count of cryptosporidium in the raw water supply.

Cameras to provide insights on Castle Hill usage

Two cameras have been installed on Castle Hill to give council accurate statistics of Castle Hill usage.

Stanley St to close for stormwater pipe repair

Stanley Street will be closed in both directions from Monday after CCTV footage identified the failed brick stormwater pipe, which gouged a large hole underneath the road, will need to be replaced.

CBD Utilities Project unearths large hole

Council engineers are assessing a large hole uncovered under Stanley Street this afternoon during works as part of the CBD Utilities Upgrade Project.

Boat Park Stage 2 to deliver on promise to boaties

Options for Townsville boaties are set to increase with work well underway on Stage 2 of the Townsville Recreational Boating Park.

Committee to provide a voice for Townsville community

Members of the newly recruited Inclusive Community Advisory Committee will meet for the first time tomorrow. The committee, which also sat prior to the March local elections, will now comprise 23 peak body representatives that will meet for an orientation session at Tony Ireland Stadium at 2pm.

Nets go in for stinger season

Stingers nets are being rolled out off Townsville beaches with just days until the official start of the higher risk stinger season.

Disaster exercise to test response capabilities

Townsville’s disaster management skills are being put to the test in a mock exercise at the city’s Disaster Coordination Centre today.

Report predicts sewerage infrastructure spend

Townsville City Council today accepted a report outlining a potential spend of almost $8.8m over the next 10 years to ensure sewer systems in a number of identified inner suburbs keep pace with growth.

Council to call for EOIs for Castle Hill adventure tourism

Adventure tourism operators will be invited to register their interest in boosting health and fitness opportunities on Castle Hill.

Harvester to make short work of weeds

Council has brought in the big guns in the fight against weeds in the city’s recreational water reserves.

Coffee and cake for a Christmas cause

Shoppers at Stockland Shopping Centre are invited to a morning tea next week to raise money for the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Appeal.

Council joins national delegates at wastewater conference

Wastewater management, training needs and emerging risks are on the agenda of the Wastewater Source Management Network conference being held in Townsville this week.

Junior detectives set their sights on water conservation

School children of Townsville…your mission is to investigate ways to save water at home and identify and apprehend any water-wasting culprits!

Forum to build strong and sustainable community

A forum next month hopes to transform small ideas into potentially big social, economic or environmental change.

Independent Review reveals need for management overhaul

Townsville City Council today released the full Nous Group review report following a period of consultation with staff and unions.

Council steps up action to recover outstanding rates

Townsville City Council’s Finance and Governance Committee today supported a recommendation to initiate sales proceedings on 52 properties to recover outstanding rates and charges.

New look Water Park opens ahead of schedule

Townsville families rejoice! The Strand Water Park has reopened today more than two months ahead of schedule.

Billboard competition to spread water wise message

School students will see their artwork larger than life with council this week launching its National Water Week billboard design competition.

Cenotaph on the move

Townsville City Council will seek community views on a new location for the Thuringowa Cenotaph.