Burpengary STP Balance Tank Mixing Upgrade

Utilities, Water

Project Highlights

  • Seamless Integration of design consultant and pump supplier with Pensar systems to ensure a single point of contact for our client
  • Effective planning and execution with all stakeholders with all plant shutdown activities successfully completed within planned timeframes
  • Despite many identified and unknown services within the trenched areas, extreme caution was exercised and zero service strikes occurred
  • Project completed with 100% HSEQ conformance to Unitywater standards


Unity Water


Burpengary, QLD


January 2016 to July 2016

Project Reference

Mike Walsh

Pensar Utilities Water was engaged by Unitywater to complete an upgrade to the Balance Tank Mixing systems at the Burpengary Sewerage Treatment Plant under a Design and Construction arrangement. The project consisted of the following works;

  • Complete CFD analysis of both balance tanks to determine mixing pump size and location as well as structural modifications determined
  • Detailed design for structural, civil, mechanical and process scopes
  • Investigate existing MCC and PLC hardware to determine additional power and control requirements
  • Complete design HAZOP and SID activities
  • Construction of two cast in situ below ground concrete¬†pump pits
  • Install all pumps, pipework, valves and fittings
  • Complete electrical and instrument installation works, including modifications¬†to the plant’s existing SCADA system
  • Commission new mixing systems for each balance tank


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