Yarrabilba Rising Sewer Main & Pump Station Construction

Key capabilities: Sewer & pump stations; Water & sewer reticulation
Project location: Logan Village, Queensland
Client name: Lendlease Communities
Project duration: January 2014 – August 2014
Project value: $7.3 Million

About the project

The Yarrabilba Sewer Rising Main and Pump Station project consisted of the construction of three stages of works including a rising sewer main, gravity sewer main and pump station (PS1).

Project scope

Pipeline works included:

  • Construction of gravity and pressure sewer main along Waterford Tamborine Rd;
  • Pipe install up to 6m deep with open and shored trenching on grades up to 1 in 500;
  • Directional drilling to navigate main in and around existing trees and services;
  • Microtunneling using both 450mm and 600mm MS envelopers and DI carrier pipe;
  • Installation of Telstra, APA Gas and Opticomm services via open trenching and directional drilling Pump station works included;
  • Construction of 9m deep pump station complete including all structural, mechanical, electrical and telemetry/control works;
  • D&C of Ferric Chloride dosing system to suit new pump station;
  • Commissioning, testing and handover to Council.

Innovations & highlights

  • Multiple work crews involving up to four drill crews and three pipe crews required to service the different work areas simultaneously during the works to complete works to program deadlines
  • Excellent community engagement outcomes with residents and businesses