The Water and Wastewater branch within the Douglas Shire Council is responsible for providing safe drinking water and efficient, environmentally friendly wastewater services to the Douglas Shire Community.
Welcome to Douglas Water!
The Water and Wastewater Department is responsible for providing water and wastewater services to the Douglas Shire community. These services are provided to over 16,000 residential customers and tourists, as well as to over one thousand commercial and industrial customers.
Our mission is to deliver quality and reliable water and wastewater services that meet the needs of our community whilst remaining compliant with statutory requirements and minimising environmental impacts.
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Department Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Douglas Shire Council reports it’s key performance indicators to Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water (DRDMW) by submitting an Annual Performance Report through Statewide Water Information Management (SWIM) portal.
The key performance indicators are designed to monitor and benchmark performance on common industry metrics, including: water security; capacity to ensure continuity of supply; affordability; financial sustainability; industry; and, workforce capability and quality of service provided to customers. The data is used to create Queensland’s benchmarking report which is available following link.