Tweed Shire Council is reaching completion on a major sewer project which included the construction of 98 low-pressure pump station.
The Burringbar Mooball Sewerage Scheme will replace septic systems which currently service village properties and in many cases, perform poorly.
Removing the septic systems will bring a number of benefits, such as improved
There will initially be approximately 180 properties connected to the scheme. Most of the properties will be connected to the sewerage system by small pressure pumps located on each individual property.
The project has included the construction of 98 low-pressure pump stations, four transfer pump stations, 13 kilometres of sewer pipeline and a new wastewater treatment plant.
The $9 million project has been jointly funded from property owner contributions, NSW Government grant funding and Council’s Sewer Fund.
The design of the Burringbar Mooball Sewerage Scheme is made up of a wastewater treatment plant located on Pottsville Road and gravity and pressure sewage collection and transport systems.