Executive Director of the NSWMA, Audley Gordon is detailing the initiatives to improve operations at dumps across the country.

Among them are ongoing repairs to 15 hundred metres of road at the facilities for easier access and the creation of a designated cell to house tyres only.

Mr Gordon says they’ve also installed pipes throughout the site to facilitate the transportation of water.

They’ve also installed three fire hydrants at separate points across the Retirement dump.

The NSWMA boss says the Minister has commissioned a new tipper truck to cover the site daily with topsoil, as a fire prevention measure.

Audley Gordon, Executive Director of the NSWMA speaking last Friday with Nationwide News.

The last fire at the site was in May of this year.

Smoke from the site affected several communities in St James and sections of Hanover for days.