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Sewer manholes are access points to Council’s sewer mains and are used to check the condition of sewers, clear blockages in sewer lines and provide access to investigate and rectify infiltration.
We understand that at times property owners, builders, or developers may require a manhole to be raised or lowered due to works going on within a property.
On application, a manhole adjustment will be assessed and if approved, will be undertaken by Shoalhaven Water free of charge.
Upload your documentation when prompted.
The link below will take you to Council's online request management platform.
On application, we will review the adjustment request and if approved will undertake the work within 20 business days from date of approval.
Call us on (02) 4429 3214 or visit your closest administration centre
Nowra Administration Centre
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
36 Bridge Road, Nowra NSW 2541
Ulladulla Branch Office
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
14 Deering Street, Ulladulla NSW 2539
Other than Council employees or persons contracted to Council, no person is allowed to conduct work on Council owned sewerage infrastructure (including sewer manholes).
We conduct routine manhole inspections to ensure sewer manholes:
If a manhole within your property is not accessible, Council may direct you to make it accessible or do work on your behalf. In some instances, excavation may be required.