New Water Treatment Plant provides a safe and secure water supply to over 62,000 residents and over 1.2m tourists

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Removal of approximately 62,000 people from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Remedial Action List (RAL)
  • Reduced number of THMs in water with upgrade to treatment facility
  • Ensures a sustainable supply of drinking water for residents, businesses and industry
  • Improved drinking water quality

What was involved in this project?

  1. Upgrade of intakes, including a hydroelectric power turbine
  2. 15million litres of water storage (equivalent of 6 Olympic sized swimming pools)
  3. Process water treatment including recycling to conserve water and protect the environment
  4. Pumping stations & pipelines
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