What are the benefits of this project?


  • Enable water supply to be removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Remedial Action List (RAL)
  • Improve the treatment of the existing discharges to the River Blackwater
  • Improve energy efficiency at the plant

What is involved as part of this project?

  1. Upgrade of the raw water intake works and pumping station
  2. Introduction of pH correction of raw water from the River Blackwater
  3. Upgrade of existing coagulation, flocculation & clarification processes
  4. Upgrade of existing filter process
  5. Upgrade of disinfection infrastructure
  6. Addition of solid and liquid residual treatment infrastructure
  7. Replacement of existing pumping plant to improve energy efficiency and increase resilience at the WTP
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