About Us
Our Organisation

Our Achievements

Shoalhaven Water and it's staff have won numerous awards across a wide range of disciplines

2017 – NSW Water Industry Operators Association - Operator of the Year
Awarded to Shane Kimbar

2017 AWA – Water Professional of the Year
Awarded to Carmel Krogh for her dedication and leadership in the water industry

2017 AWA – Student Water Prize
Awarded to Kaitlyn Bell for her revolutionary method to measure operation performance of sewer pump stations

2016 HVTC Indigenous Apprentice/Trainee of the Year
Awarded to Samantha D’Elboux

2013 Ministers Award for Women in Local Government
Awarded to Carmel Krogh for her contribution to Local Government in NSW.

2012 Group Training - NSW Trainee of the Year
Awarded to Brooke Eveleigh

2012 Top Academic student TAFE Illawarra Business Studies - University of Wollongong Shoalhaven Campus –
Awarded to Brooke Eveleigh

2012 NSW Water Industry Operators Association of Australia – Operator of the Year
Awarded to Erwin Balsar for his excellence in performance, initiative and all round attention to detail. Sponsored by the NSW Water Directorate.

2011 Excellence in Studies Award for Business Certificate 111 - Hunter Valley Training Company Southern Region Awards  
Awarded to Brooke Eveleigh

2011 Trainee of the Year - NSW State Training Awards Business Administration & Services Category for the Illawarra Region
Awarded to Brooke Eveleigh

2010 NSW Department of Environment & Climate Change – Green Globe Awards – Public Sector Water
Achievement for the Tapstar Waterwise Education Program

2010 Management Excellence Awards – Excellence in Service Delivery
Highly Commended for the Tapstar Waterwise Education Program Local Government Managers Australia (NSW)

2010 WaterAid Australia
Awarded to Shoalhaven City Council for generous in-kind corporate support during 2009

2008 Engineering Excellence Awards
Highly Commended for Innovation in Water Supply and Wastewater Conjola Regional Sewerage Scheme Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia

2008 Sustainability Green Globe Awards
Industry Award – Outstanding Achievement in Water Management NSW Government Award – Outstanding Achievement in Water Management NSW

2006 Energy and Water Green Globe Awards
Winner for Water Supply and Sewerage Excellence for demonstrating excellence in Water Supply and Sewerage Performance

2006 Energy and Water Green Globe Awards
Top 10 - Water Supply Excellence for demonstrating excellence in Water Supply Performance

2006 Energy and Water Green Globe Awards
Top 10 – Sewerage Excellence for demonstrating excellence in Sewerage Performance

2002 Engineering Excellence Awards
Winner for Reclaimed Water Management Scheme Innovation in Water Supply and Wastewater

2001/2002 Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards
Coastal Management Award Winner ‘Reclaimed Water Management Scheme’

2001/2002 Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards
Water Efficiency Award Winner ‘Reclaimed Water Management Scheme’

Organisations We Support


WaterAid is an international non-government organisation that aims to transform lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene, and sanitation in the world’s poorest communities.


The Australian Water Association (AWA) is an independent and not for profit organisation supporting the Australian water sector in the delivery of effective and sustainable water management practices.


The Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) is the peak industry body that brings together and supports the Australian urban water industry.


The Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON) provides a free, fair and independent dispute resolution service for all electricity and gas customers in NSW and some water customers, with the aim to keep essential services within reach of everyone.


The Water Directorate provides focused independent and technical information to its members on water and sewerage operations.

Partnership Programs

Australia Post – Digital Mailbox

Shoalhaven Water is working with Australia Post to assist customers with electronic account delivery. Pay selected bills quickly, set payment reminders and store important documents from your iPhone, iPad, or any computer with an internet connection. Open your Australia Post Digital Mailbox today at: digitalmailbox.auspost.com.au

Australia's Oyster Coast

Shoalhaven Water is a proud Partner of Australia’s Oyster Coast – home to the world’s most environmentally sustainable oyster industry.