The New South Wales Government will invest $130 million to expand and upgrade wastewater and water treatment services in the North West Priority Growth Centre.
The Daily Telegraph reported that Riverstone Wastewater Treatment Plant at Vineyard is being expanded and upgraded to service the estimated more than 25,000 new dwellings.
As well as this, the Rouse Hill and Castle Hill Water Recycling Plans (WRP) are being expanded to service 3,600 new dwellings.
Minister for Energy and Utilities, Don Harwin, said they are helping to fulfil the great Aussie dream’ for thousands of families.
“But, it is more than bricks and mortar, it’s also about pipes and water,” Mr Harwin said.
“This significant infrastructure delivery is taking place at the same time that Sydney Water has slashed water bills, saving customers around $100 a year.”
Mr Harwin said Sydney Water will be spending $918 million to service the new dwellings in NSW.
Other project updates include:
- In Sydney’s south west, a $27 million project at Oran Park to create a new wastewater pumping station and 8km of wastewater pipelines is in construction to cater to 7,000 new dwellings
- Sydney Water has completed wastewater projects in Leppington and Austral paving the way for the construction of more than 12,000 new dwellings
- The new network infrastructure projects in NSW, include eight new wastewater pump stations, two new water pump stations, one new water reservoir, 502km of new wastewater mains, 389km of new water mains and 2.5km of new stormwater mains