Water Corporation will soon begin work to refurbish wastewater pipes in Claremont and Swanbourne to extend the life of this important infrastructure by at least 50 years.


Water Corporation General Manager, Assets Delivery Mark Leathersich said the project formed part of an ongoing program to reline and refurbish wastewater pipes across the State.


“Around two kilometres of wastewater pipe will be refurbished over the next three months, starting on 11 December,’’ Mr Leathersich said.


Mr Leathersich said Water Corporation used trenchless technology to reline existing wastewater pipes wherever possible.


“Trenchless technology avoids the need to dig up existing wastewater pipes, which keeps disruption to the community and road users to a minimum.”


"Residents may notice us working in the area, however traffic management will be in place at all times to help minimise any disruption,’’ Mr Leathersich said.


“I thank the community for its patience while we carry out this essential work.’’


This refurbishment project will be completed in February 2018.


Water Corporation safely treats wastewater from homes and businesses across the State through more than 16,000km of wastewater mains.


For more information about this project, including a map of where the work will take place, visit www.watercorporation.com.au/westernsuburbsrelining



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