What are the benefits of this project?

  • Address the structural defects of the sewers.
  • Reduce the likelihood of sewer collapses and blockages.
  • Reduce potential sewer flooding and odour issues.
  • Improve the performance level of the sewer network.

What is involved as part of this project?

  • Cleaning the sewer network in order to undertake an accurate inspection and remove any blockages by inappropriate items (e.g. wet wipes, cotton pads, fats, oils and greases etc.). To date, approximately 2.5 km of the sewer network has been cleaned
  • Undertaking CCTV surveys of the sewer network to determine their condition and the extent of any defects
  • Rehabilitated over 1 km of the existing sewer to date through the installation of plastic liners
  • Works are being carried out using non-dig technology to reduce impacts to residents, the general public, businesses, schools and to minimise traffic disruption
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