Collier Park Village gas leak
Journalist’s background: Media enquiry regarding a gas leak at Collier Park Village, Como.
Please attribute the following quotes to City of South Perth Mayor Sue Doherty.
What is the issue and what has caused it?
A gas leak at Collier Park Village in Como was reported to gas infrastructure network ATCO on 5 December 2016. This leak was repaired by the City however a second leak was detected and ATCO issued a notice and turned all gas services to the Village off with the understanding that services would not be returned until the leak was fixed.
The gas provided to the Village services hot water to 131 independent living units. Some of these units are currently not receiving hot water.
The City and ATCO are currently working together to isolate the leak and repair the section of damaged pipe.
131 independent living units in Collier Park Village have been affected.
Residents were notified of the contingency measures and shower facilities at George Burnett Leisure Centre on 6 December and the on-site portable showers at Collier Park Village have been available from 9 December 2016.
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