The Alexandra Headland foreshore has undergone important environmental works over the past month, with an upgrade of the coastal pipeline ensuring the strip is safe from sewage overflows.

The sewerage main servicing the area runs parallel to the waterline between the beach and the parkland.

Unitywater Executive Manager Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions, Scott Barnes, said that the month-long renewal works included relining the aging sewerage main and renewing its manholes.

“The foreshore is very popular with locals and visitors alike and the coastline is environmentally sensitive,” Mr Barnes said.

“Completing the works makes sure the coastal strip is safe from sewage overflows when extreme weather hits.”

Lauren ‘LJ’ Butler is the Assistant Editor of Utility magazine and has been part of the team at Monkey Media since 2018.

After completing a Bachelor of Media, Communications and Professional Writing at the University of Wollongong in 2014, and prior to writing about the utility sector, LJ worked as a Journalist and Sub Editor across the horticulture, hardware, power equipment, construction and accommodation industries with publishers such as Glenvale Publications, Multimedia Publishing and Bean Media Group.

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