Wastewater upgrades support growth in the City of Armadale [Minister]

15/06/2017
  • Water Corporation upgrades wastewater system in Haynes and Hilbert
  • New infrastructure supports development in the City of Armadale

Residents in the City of Armadale now have access to a new wastewater main and pump station, following the completion of a $12 million wastewater upgrade project in the area.

 

The project involved the construction of 2.9 kilometres of wastewater main from Forrest Road in Hilbert, along Eleventh Road, Wollaston Avenue, and Forrest Road in Haynes.

 

Construction took 12 months to complete, and involved more than 200 workers being employed on site.

 

Wastewater is 99.97 per cent water and comes mostly from showers, baths and washing machines.

 

The Water Corporation manages more than 12,000 kilometres of wastewater mains and 646 wastewater pump stations across the Perth metropolitan area.  About 366 million litres of wastewater from across the city is treated each day at 11 wastewater treatment plants.

 

For more information, visit http://www.watercorporation.com.au

 

Comments attributed to Water Minister Dave Kelly:

 

"Investment in this vital infrastructure ensures growing communities, such as those in the City of Armadale, have access to reliable wastewater services.

 

"These upgrades allow for wastewater to be safely removed from homes, transported, treated and returned to the environment or recycled.

 

"Wastewater from the Haynes and Hilbert areas is transported to the Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant, the largest wastewater treatment plant in WA.

 

"The plant treats wastewaters from more than 680,000 people living south of the Swan River, each day.

 

"Thank you to the local community and road users for your patience while this essential project was completed."


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