Branyan Clear Water and PAC Reservoir

About the project

Pensar was contracted for the design and construction of a new Clear Water Storage and Powdered Activated Carbon Tank system.

Key Capabilities

Reservoir construction & refurbishment works, Concrete tank construction

Project Location

Bundaberg, Queensland

Client Name

Bundaberg Regional Council

Project Duration

February 2020 – July 2020

Project scope

  • Civil earthworks
  • Stormwater drainage
  • All interconnecting pipework
  • Design and construction of a 5ML concrete clear water storage tank & 10m high PAC tank
  • Bespoke 4 way sloping roof support structure and 10m high multi access tower
  • Installation of safe access facilities
  • All valves and ancillary equipment necessary for safe operation and isolation
  • Chemical dosing pipework
  • Instrumentation, cabling, cable supports and conduits
  • General power and lighting


  • Programming the project in accordance with the seasonal shutdown period
  • Achieving a compressed construction time frame
  • Combining the Structural, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Process disciplines and delivering them in one cohesive design package


  • Pensar provided a comprehensive D&C package encompassing Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Process, Electrical, Instrumentation and SCADA Integration disciplines
  • Pensar were conscious of utilising and leveraging the local economy, through the use of local labour
  • Operated successfully within council timeframes
  • In addition to self-performing the concrete structures, Pensar completed the electrical design, certification and installation in-house
  • During the design phase Pensar developed a 3D Navisworks Model to explain and deliver the design to the relevant designers, subcontractors and the client
  • No notifiable safety incidents or community issues