Hallidays Point Sewer Pump Station 13

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A new sewage pump station is being constructed at Hallidays Point as part of a $3.5 million project to improve the operational efficiency of the Hallidays Point sewage scheme and allow for future growth and development in the area.

Several pump stations in Hallidays Point are reaching capacity in terms of the volume of sewage they can process and are subsequently at risk of overflowing during a storm event, which could pose a threat to the natural environment. These pump stations would also need to be upgraded if the population continued to grow.

A new tourist park development at Hallidays Point also has a temporary septic system in place. The completion of this project will allow the park to connect directly to the Hallidays Point sewage scheme.

A large sewage pump station will be constructed off Blackhead Road along with a rising main that will connect the pump station directly to the Hallidays Point Sewage Treatment Plant. Sewage flows will then be diverted from several nearby pump stations to the new pump station, which will reduce the amount of sewage the existing pump stations are required to process.

A nearby pump station will also be decommissioned and converted to a manhole to help service the new pump station.

Diverting the flow of sewage to the new pump station will reduce the amount of sewage the existing pump stations are required to process. This in turn will reduce the risk of these pump stations overflowing during storm events. It will also prolong the existing pumps and associated electrical equipment and allow them to be downsized when they’re due to be replaced, which will reduce initial and ongoing costs.

Overall, the project will improve the operational efficiency of the Hallidays Point sewage scheme and allow for population growth and increased development in the area.