From 1 July 2013, a consolidated set of Design and Construction Standards came into effect across South East Queensland. The standards are known as the SEQ Water Supply & Sewerage Design & Construction Code (SEQ WS&S D&C Code or the SEQ Code) and are available from the Seqcode website This Code streamlines the design and construction process for new water and […]
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A $6 million upgrade to improve the water treatment process and increase capacity at the Moe Water Treatment Plant is set to benefit the growing communities of Moe, Coalville, Newborough, Yallourn North, Trafalgar and Yarragon. The 50-year-old treatment plant located 3km south of the town centre has had a significant boost with the construction of a completely new system that […]
Expressions of Interest are invited from organisations for the operation and maintenance of Hunter Water Corporation’s water and wastewater treatment plants Hunter Water delivers water and wastewater services, including water and wastewater treatment, to over a half million residents in the lower Hunter region of NSW. Hunter Water’s water and wastewater treatment works have been operated for over ten years […]
Hunter Water is inviting tenders for the rehabilitation of sewer mains by lining. This contract involves the rehabilitation of gravity sewer mains by the installation of lining systems to restore structural integrity, prevent infiltration or exfiltration, eliminate root ingress and/or restore the hydraulic capacity of the sewermain. The gravity sewer mains to be rehabilitated will be up to a maximum […]
Hunter Water is inviting tenders for the repair and replacement of sewermains, junctions, branches and inspection shafts for a contracted period of 3 years with 2 options to extend the contract for a further 12 months. The repair and replacement of sewermains, junctions, branches and inspection shafts may be required to be undertaken anywhere within the principal’s area of operations. […]
Orange City Council has welcomed the announcement by Federal Environment authorities to clear way for the Macquarie River pipeline. Mayor John Davis said after four years of debate and detailed assessment, he’s relieved that Orange is now in a position to deliver water security. “The best part of this decision is delivering water security for the community of Orange,” Cr […]
Lithgow City Council has issued a tender for the design (telemetry), supply and installation of: 4-km of pressure and gravity pipeline (DN250 PVC-0, DN355 PE100); 130-m of stormwater pipeline at South Bowenfels (DN900 concrete); the Level 2 electrical construction for South Bowenfels; two 3-m diameter underground sewage pump stations approximate 4-m deep (one at South Bowenfels and one at South […]
Barwon Water has invited tenders to undertake Rehabilitation (Lining) of its reticulation sewer mains. Barwon Water defines Reticulation Sewer Mains as gravity mains, which are less than 300mm in diameter. It is these mains, which are the subject of the Contract. The works shall consist of the supply of all labour, materials and equipment necessary for the Rehabilitation of Reticulation […]
An opportunity is available to supply a Water Winning System to the Ichtyhs export pipeline being constructed by Saipem. The contract calls for the provision of a water wining system, including an approximately 2 km long offshore water winning pipeline and a pontoon / vessel to house Saipem’s flooding, cleaning, gauging and hydrotesting suction pumps. Saipem is carrying out the […]
Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water has issued a tender for the supply and installation of a total of 120 km of water transfer pipelines for the Five Towns Drinking Water Supply Project. There are four pipeline routes: Rainbow to Jeparit – 31 km of 100 mm pipe Murtoa to Minyip – 22 km of 150 mm pipe Charlton to Wycheproof – 27 […]
Cessnock is about to experience the benefits of a record $68 million investment in the electorate’s water and sewer system by Hunter Water, with the finishing touches being put to a major local water supply upgrade. Hunter Water is just 2 years into a 6 year infrastructure program in the area, having already upgraded the Neath Pumping Station, increased the […]
SunWater has reached the half way point in the construction of its 120km buried pipeline that will run from Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir, for the purposes of transporting treated coal seam gas (CSG) water for beneficial use. Each year, the project will transport up to 36,500ML of treated CSG water from QGC’s Woleebee Creek water treatment plant to the […]
The budget for the West Australian Water Corporation includes spending of $3.6 billion in 2013-14 and across the forward estimates period on major water and wastewater infrastructure developments essential to support Western Australia’s growth. According the State Government budget papers, $1 billion is committed for the 2013-14 year to projects that address growing community needs across the State, which include; […]
Goulburn Murray Water has issued a tender for the supply and construction of a water pumping station in Murtoa and to modify a pumping station in Rainbow. Both locations are in Western Victoria. The scope of contract works will include: Construction of a pump station building Fabrication and installation of pump station inlet and outlet plumbing Supply and installation of […]
Southeast Water has awarded a 5 year contract for the provision of mechanical and electrical maintenance services in South East Water’s northern region to Jonoco. The contract is valued at $11m and comprises mechanical and electrical maintenance, breakdown and minor capital works on South East Water’s assets. This includes pumping stations, treatment plants and other water and sewerage assets. Keep […]
Yarra Valley Water has invested more than $62 million into its Water and Sewerage Mains Renewal Programs over the past 12 months, with maintenance crews replacing over 165 kilometres of water and sewerage mains across its service area. According to Mr Tony Kelly, Managing Director, Yarra Valley Water, the Water & Sewerage Mains Renewal Programs are important to ensure that […]
Murphy Pipe and Civil, the Brisbane-based pipeline construction company, had been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with Government-owned Corporation SunWater to build a pipeline to transport treated CSG water in the Surat Basin. Once complete, SunWater’s Woleebee Creek to Glebe Weir Pipeline Project will each year deliver up to 36,500ML of treated coal seam gas water from QGC’s Woleebee Creek […]
The first tender of the significant $51.6 million water services capital budget has been awarded to Roebuck Civil Pty Ltd to upgrade a section of the Marian sewerage network. Water and sewerage portfolio councillor Frank Gilbert said the upgrade, totalling $410,000, will increase the capacity of the existing network currently under pressure due to population growth. “Over half a kilometre […]
Construction has commenced on a Central Queensland pipeline project that will transport thousands of megalitres of treated coal seam gas (CSG) water that farmers and other customers can use in the Dawson Valley Supply Scheme. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said SunWater was working with QGC to deliver a 120km pipeline to transport […]
A $17 million pipeline project to deliver secure water supplies to the Port Wakefield region and the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia has reached a significant milestone with major trenching work beginning. Minister for Water Ian Hunter says the pipeline project is a significant investment in the State’s northern region supporting expanding industries in the area and mining developments, as […]
Aqua Environmental, a subsidiary of Pure Technologies, was recently awarded a one year contract extension on a leak detection project in Melbourne with Yarra Valley Water. Aqua has been working continuously with Yarra for over six years now and are an important aspect of their leakage reduction strategy
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