The works at the Moe Water Treatment Plant are essential to ensure a reliable drinking water supply for the Moe region into the future. The work will enable Moe water supply system to meet the demands of expected urban growth and development. The plant upgrade includes improvements to the treatment plant building and equipment which treats our water to make it safe to drink. The new large 25 megalitre storage basin will provide operational flexibility and increased security of supply. Following construction of the new basin, the existing storage basin will be upgraded with a new liner and cover. This will further add to the long term capacity and security of the regional water supply.
Watch an update from Owen, Capital Planning Engineer (video produced in July 2021).
The upgrades involve:
This upgrade will modernise the plant, increase overall capacity and allow future upgrade and maintenance works to be completed without restricting water supply to customers.
Location: Moe Water Treatment Plant
Timing: 2021 - Building and equipment upgrade
2021 - Construction of the new basin starts near end of year
2022 - New basin completed and commissioned
2023 - Relining of existing basin
The upgrade will:
Like with all our works, we want to have as little environmental impact as possible. Things we're doing to minimise our environmental and heritage impacts at the site include:
We have consulted with neighbouring properties and stakeholders.
We also welcome direct comments and enquiries from the community at any time.
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