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Perth gets extra fire hydrants to fight bushfires

177 fire hydrants have been installed across Perth’s east as part of a five-year, $12.5 million statewide fire hydrant program which will see 2,00 extra fire hydrants across Western Australia. Additional fire hydrants were installed over five months in Bellevue, Forrestfield, Greenmount, High Wycombe, Maida Vale, Midvale, Mount Richon, Mundijong, Serpentine, Wattle Grove and Wungong. […]

Bridgetown wastewater recycling improvements underway

Two projects are underway in Bridgetown, Western Australia, for major improvements to its wastewater system valued at $9.4 million. Work’s have begun to upgrade to the Bridgetown Wastewater Treatment Plant which treats the town’s wastewater to a high quality before it is used to irrigate the Bridgetown Golf Course. The project is expected to be […]

Tender: Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme

Tasmanian Irrigation (TAS) is seeking  expressions of interest for the construction of the Scottsdale Irrigation Scheme located in the north east of the state. The scheme will be tendered as contracts for either each; or a combination of some or all of, the following construction activities: Dam and associated works Camden pipeline, pump station, power […]

New water and sewage treatment plants nearing completion

The construction of the new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Parkes Shire, New South Wales, are nearing completion. Once completed, the new $40 million WTP will supply safe, secure and reliable water for the Parkes and Peak Hill communities, and will ensure that the towns continue to grow and attract […]

Contract awarded for sewer pump station

Central Highlands Water (CHW) has awarded the contract to construct a new sewer pump station and wet weather detention storage facility in Ballarat, Victoria. Jaydo Construction has been awarded the contract to construct the new facilities which are expected to be completed by the end of 2017.   Board Director at Central Highlands Water, Rachel Thomson,  said […]

Pump upgrade for Poruma and Warraber Islands

The Queensland Government is investing in priority water infrastructure upgrades on Poruma and Warraber Islands with the replacement of water supply booster pumps to ensure continued reliability. Minister for Local Government and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Mark Furner, said $142,000 had been delivered through the Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program […]

EPA recommends approval for Perth’s groundwater replenishment proposal

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has recommended conditional approval for the second stage of the Water Corporation’s proposed Perth Groundwater Replenishment Scheme. The proposal is to build an advanced water recycling plant at the Corporation’s Beenyup wastewater treatment plant in Craigie to transport highly treated recycled water that meets potable water standards by pipeline to […]

Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade reaches milestone

Water Corporation’s upgrades of its Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant have reached a major milestone with its first major concrete pour of 360 cubic meters. That’s the equivalent of 360,000 litres of water – which is more than the average Perth household uses in one year. Water Corporation General Manager Asset Delivery, Mark Leathersich, said […]

Hells Gate feasibility study lead announced

Townsville Enterprise Limited (TEL) has appointed the lead for the Hells Gate Dam and Irrigation Scheme Feasibility Study in the Upper Burdekin catchment of Northern Queensland. SMEC will lead the 12-month study to determine the dam’s engineering, environmental and economic feasibility. The Hells Gate Dam project has been in discussion since 1938 and has been […]

Sewer main and lagoon works for Kyneton

Coliban Water has announced a $1.6 million sewer main renewal and trade waste lagoon desludging project in Kyneton, Victoria, to be completed using two trenchless techniques. Manager Assets and Operations Steve Dunlop said the works include renewing 1.1km of sewer main from the Jeffrey Street sewer pump station to the Kyneton Water Reclamation Plant. “This […]


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