Power outages affecting North Gungahlin - update from ActewAGL

Following on from last nights blog post Power outages affecting North Gungahlin - ActewAGL apology we have received the following update from ActewAGL read more

Power outages affecting North Gungahlin - ActewAGL apology

Over the last couple of weeks parts of suburbs in Gungahlin's north have been affected by unplanned power outages. The suburbs that have been affected have been Bonner, Moncrieff, Jacka, Ngunnawal and Amaroo. read more

Icon Water needs our community to Dial Before You Dig and Keep assets clear

Icon Water is asking our community to make the call to Dial Before You Dig on 1100 before planning construction works, to avoid damaging essential water and sewerage assets around their house.

We also need assistance from our community to keep a one metre clearance to water and sewerage assets, such as manholes and water meters, this will help our crews respond quicker to network issues. read more

Stay safe and check your winter electrical appliances

Canberra’s cold winters means electricity use climbs in April and peaks in July to keep houses warm.

Electrical appliances being used to heat the home should be checked to ensure they’re safe for use. read more

Load shedding avoided thanks to Canberra community rallying to reduce electricity

ActewAGL has confirmed that it will not be required to conduct rolling blackouts across Canberra tonight after households, businesses as well as ACT and Federal government agencies rallied to help reduce the ACT’s demand.

ActewAGL General Manager Energy Networks Stephen Devlin has thanked the community for the overwhelming response to the supply emergency. read more

Helicopters flying in February to keep the lights on

Annual helicopter patrols in February help keep ActewAGL’s electricity network one of the most reliable in the country.

The chopper will fly for three weeks, weather permitting, from Monday 6 February, inspecting ActewAGL’s overhead electricity network as part of its essential maintenance program. read more

Spring into Water Conservation Measures

Now that the cold Canberra winter is (almost!) behind us, it’s time to refresh our memories and our watering habits for the approaching spring, summer and autumn months.

This week, Permanent Water Conservation Measures for watering of lawn areas and gardens are retriggered by the changing seasons. The Measures require residents to limit their watering to certain times of the day. read more

Power outage last night

Parts of Amaroo, Bonner, Forde and Gungahlin experienced a power outage last night as we posted on Facebook. This post attracted a lot of engagement from people in the affected areas. Due to the large scale of this outage we reached out to ActewAGL to find out what the cause. read more

Water discolouration currently being experienced in Gungahlin suburbs

Some water discolouration is currently being experienced in Gungahlin, Franklin, Harrison and Palmerston. Icon Water crews are currently working on resolving the issue however it is expected this could take a number of hours.

It is not recommended that you drink the water if it appears, tastes or smells objectionable. Customers experiencing discoloured water are advised not to use washing machines and dishwashers as it may stain clothing or clog filters. read more

Upcoming works may lead to possible water discolouration in Gungahlin, Franklin and Harrison

Icon Water crews will be conducting necessary works to allow for a new water main connection to Throsby Access Road, Tuesday 12 January 2016. The works may lead to possible water discolouration to customers in Gungahlin, Franklin and Harrison.

Icon Water will endeavour to minimise any impact to the community throughout this essential work. read more

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