Sewer rehabilitation

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Spencer Street Sewer Upgrade contract awarded

City West Water has awarded the contract for the $24 million Spencer Street Sewer Upgrade project in Melbourne. Quinn Civil will design and install a gravity sewer along Spencer Street from Little Lonsdale Street to Flinders Lane in Melbourne. The project involves approximately 740m of 400mm and 1400mm diameter gravity sewer. The Spencer Street Upgrade […]

New rock reamer to power through sewerage pipeline

A new rock reamer will be used to build a new 2.5km sewerage pipeline that will service the southern end of the Sunshine Coast. The project is one of two new major sewerage pipelines Pipeline Drillers is constructing on behalf of Unitywater. The other pipeline will be 3.2km from Mountain Creek under Kawana Way to […]

Warrnambool Sewage Treatment Plant upgrade

Wannon Water has proposed the construction of two intermittently decanted extended aeration (IDEA) tanks to increase the capacity of its Warrnambool Sewage Treatment Plant to cater for future investment and growth across the district. The IDEA tanks are planned for construction on the northern side of the facility to supplement the four existing tanks. The […]

Major upgrade of Victor Harbor sewer network complete

SA Water has completed a $9.8 million upgrade of Victor Harbor’s sewer network, which will help cater for new residential and community developments. Work began in late  2016 and involved the installation of approximately six kilometres of underground sewer mains and three new pump stations. Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter, said, […]

Upgrades underway at Blackmans Bay sewage treatment plant

A multi-million dollar upgrade of the Blackmans Bay sewage treatment plant is about to begin as a part of a $51 million investment in the future of Kingborough. TasWater chairman Miles Hampton said the upgrade of the Blackmans Bay Sewage Treatment Plant will bring immense benefits, both in the provision of improved facilities for the […]

Renewal project for Melbourne’s 1930s sewers

South East Water is commencing a $2.6 million project to renew a pair of eighty-year-old sewer mains spanning the suburbs of Mentone, Parkdale and Mordialloc. The eight-week project will use innovative relining technology to minimise disruption to the community while extending the life and increasing the reliability of the assets. These large diameter sewers service […]

Brighton main sewer to be rehabilitated

In order to prevent deterioration and increase its service life, 4.6km of Melbourne Water’s Brighton main sewer will undergo extensive rehabilitation. Following more than a century of use, Melbourne Water will be rehabilitating the Brighton Main Sewer (technical name – Hobsons Bay Main Sewer). Recent CCTV inspections indicate that the existing sewer has deteriorated, and […]

Sewer assessments helping to manage risk

Moree Plains Shire Council in the North West Slopes region of New South Wales is currently undertaking inspections, risk assessment, and maintenance of its sewer network to assess the condition of these assets as part of its major asset management strategy. By adopting a more strategic approach to maintenance, the council aims to reduce unplanned […]

Tasmanian water and sewerage systems posing environmental risk

Tasmanian Treasurer, Peter Gutwein, has claimed that a lack of local investment in infrastructure has resulted in poor water and sewerage systems across the state, which poses an environmental risk. Mr Gutwein said local governments’ inability to ensure clean and safe drinking water and that wastewater systems comply with environmental standards was concerning. Ahead of […]

Inverted siphon sewer main showcases trenchless

Yarra Valley Water’s North Warrandyte Sewerage Project overcame the challenging installation of an inverted siphon sewer main under Melbourne’s Yarra River to connect up to 1,000 residents to the local sewerage network for the first time. Yarra Valley Water is investing more than $300 million to bring sewerage services to 17,000 properties across its service […]

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