New dump point opened for Dartmoor
Published on 18 January 2022
Recreational Vehicles (RV’s) such as caravans, campers, and motorhomes will now have even more reason to visit the Glenelg Shire, with a new dump point now complete and open for use in Dartmoor.
Coordinated by the Glenelg Shire Council, the new dump point is located in the heart of the township at the Dartmoor Recreation Reserve off Ascot Street, offering ease of access for those visiting the area or passing through.
Public dump points offer a place for users of RV’s to dispose of their grey and black (sewage waste) water. Visiting a dump point is the most environmentally friendly method of disposing of this kind of waste.
Glenelg Shire Mayor Cr Anita Rank said Dartmoor was an obvious choice, with the township welcoming thousands of campers each year.
“The new dump point allows travellers visiting Dartmoor and the Glenelg Shire to easily, and environmentally, dispose of their grey and black water waste. We have existing dump points in Portland, Casterton and Heywood for a number of years, having one now in Dartmoor is great for advantage for our region,” she said.
“We welcome thousands of visitors to the Shire each year, with Dartmoor and the Fort O’Hare site one of our most popular camping spots thanks to its river frontage and tranquil beauty.
“To now provide infrastructure that will further boost visitation for the ever-growing RV market is fantastic and will ensure Dartmoor continues to thrive.
“This project has been something that the Dartmoor community have been advocating for, so we are pleased to see this community-driven project delivered ahead of the busy summer tourism season.”
The Dartmoor dump point project was funded through the Federal Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Grants Program.