Water pipe

Current projects

All our current projects are listed in our Corporate plan and strategic business plans. The current projects are initiated for a number of reasons including:

  • Improving the service we provide you and the quality of our products
  • Making sure our systems can support population growth and increased demand
  • Proactively maintaining and repairing our networks so they don’t break
  • Reducing risks around safety or environmental impacts
  • Reducing our impact on the environment through recycling and reuse
  • Compliance with regulations

For more on our current and future projects please refer to our Corporate Plan 2015-20 and Water Plan 2013 -18

Cowes Waste Water Futures

Background:
The Cowes East and West sewerage network is the system for wastewater collection and transfer in and around the major population centre of Phillip Island. The system is about 40 years old and has been identified under capacity during wet weather season and with insufficient capacity to meet the future growth in Cowes.

Cowes Waste Water future project is to upgrade Cowes East and West sewer system including our main pump station at Church Street, Chapel Street pump station and new rising main from Chapel street to WPW sewer treatment plant at Pyramid Rock Road.

Also this project will upgrade sewer pump stations to meet the current Regulatory compliance with EPA for Pump station and Sewer reticulation
Meet the current Australian design criteria (WSSA) for pump stations.

Project Staging and update:
This project is multi year project and will span for two Water Plans.

Stage 1: Church St SPS upgrade – Completed in 2014/2015 FY
This included power supply upgrade, new switchboard and high capacity pumps with full standby facility.

Stage 2: Chapel St SPS upgrade – under way expected completion February 2016
This includes power supply upgrade, new switchboard, high capacity pumps with full standby facility.

Stage 3: Expected start 2016/17 and continue in 2017/18
New rising main about 7 km, from Chapel St SPS to WPW sewerage treatment plant at Pyramid Rock Road

Project Cost: Estimated project cost is $6.6 Million in Water Plan 3 and $2 Million in Water Plan 4.

Contact us:
If you have any questions or feedback about this project, please contact the Westernport Water Project Manager Chaminda Jayasena on (03) 5956 4149 or
Geoff Russell, Communications & Public Relations Manager on (03) 5956 4140.

Church and Chapel St Pump Station Upgrades

Under development, for information on current and future projects please contact 1300 720 711

Church St Pump Station Odour Control

Under development, for information on current and future projects please contact 1300 720 711

Cross Island Sewerage System Upgrade – Rhyll and Cape Woolamai

Background:
The Cross Island Sewerage System has been commissioned in 1992 and provides sewerage facilities to townships along the Phillip Island Road from San Remo to Smiths Beach. It has been identified that the pump stations are under capacity during wet weather season and with insufficient capacity to meet the future growth in the Area under forecasted over next 20 year time frame.

Also this project will upgrade sewer pump stations to meet the current regulatory compliance with EPA for Pump station and Sewer reticulation
Meet the current Australian design criteria (WSSA) for pump stations.

Project Staging and update:
This project is multi year project and will span for two Water Plans.

Rhyll Road SPS upgrade –in 2015/2016 and 2016/17 FY
This included power supply upgrade, new switchboard and high capacity pumps with full standby facility.

Woolamai St SPS upgrade – in 2015/16
This includes power supply upgrade and high capacity pumps with full standby facility.

San Remo sewer pump station upgrade – in Water Plan 4
Project Cost: Estimated project cost is $0.8 million in Water Plan 3.

Contact us:
If you have any questions or feedback about this project, please contact the Westernport Water Project Manager Chaminda Jayasena on (03) 5956 4149
Geoff Russell, Communications & Public Relations Manager on (03) 5956 4140.

Dalyston and Corinella Watermain upgrade

Under development, for information on current and future projects please contact 1300 720 711

King Road Irrigation project

Under development, for information on current and future projects please contact 1300 720 711