Major Projects Archive

The following major capital investment projects have now been completed representing substantial outcomes in the water and sewer infrastructure needs of the lower Hunter Region.
  1. Recycled Water Schemes Archives

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      Branxton Irrigation Water Scheme

      Location: Wine Country Drive, Branxton and North Rothbury

      Hunter Water has completed construction of a new 10km pipeline to provide recycled water to major golf courses and farmers within the Cessnock Local Government Area (LGA).
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      Kooragang Recycled Water Scheme

      Location: Mayfield West

      Timeframe: Complete

      Hunter Water has constructed the Kooragang Recycled Water Scheme to provide high quality recycled water to industrial users on Kooragang Island.
    3. Tree Planting

      Tree Planting for Carbon Offsets

      Location: Grahamstown Dam, Chichester Dam and Irrawang

      Hunter Water will plant 300,000 trees and shrubs to offset more than 80% of the 80,000 tonnes of carbon emissions produced by the Lower Hunter Recycled Water Initiative.
    4. Wastewater System Upgrades

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        Belmont 6 Pipeline Construction - Belmont

        Location: Belmont

        Timeframe: April 2016 - August 2017

        A new wastewater (sewage) pipeline is being installed in Belmont to improve system reliability and help protect water quality in Lake Macquarie and in the Belmont Wetland State Park.
      2. Wastewater System Upgrade Archives

        1. Aberglasslyn Wastewater Transfer Scheme

          Aberglasslyn Wastewater System Upgrade

          Location: Rutherford, Largs and Farley

          Timeframe: January 2012 - October 2012

          Hunter Water has upgraded the Aberglasslyn wastewater system to improve system reliability and to cater for population growth in Rutherford, Largs, Aberglasslyn and Farley.
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          Adamstown Wastewater System Upgrade

          Location: Adamstown

          Timeframe: November 2011 - November 2012

          Hunter Water constructed a new wastewater system in Adamstown to reduce wastewater overflows and provide benefits to the local community and environment.
        3. General Operations Archives

          1. Cessnock Water Main

            Argenton Water Pressure Management

            Location: Argenton, Lake Macquarie City Council

            Timeframe: This project will begin on 20 October 2014

            Hunter Water is managing high water mains pressure in Argenton. This will reduce water mains breaks, water lost to the environment, and will improve reliability of the water supply to customers.
          2. Wastewater System Upgrade Archives

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              Beresfield to Thornton Wastewater System Upgrade

              Location: Metford, Woodberry, Thornton and Beresfield

              Timeframe: Initial planning and investigations underway until 2012

              Hunter Water plans to undertake an upgrade to the storage capacity within the wastewater system at Woodberry, Metford, Thornton and Beresfield.
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              Boulder Bay Wastewater Treatment Works Upgrade

              Location: Fingal Bay

              Hunter Water has upgraded the Boulder Bay Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW) to cater for projected growth on the Tomaree Peninsula and anticipated increases in loads during peak holiday periods. The upgrade will also improve the quality of biosolids leaving the site for reuse in agriculture.
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              Branxton Wastewater Treatment Works Upgrade

              Location: Branxton

              Timeframe: Construction complete

              The Stage 3 Upgrade to the Branxton Wastewater Treatment Works (WWTW) has been completed.