The $9 million upgrade to the Rochester water reclamation plant is complete.August 1, 2014 3:01am
Coliban chief operating officer Neville Pearce said the upgrade meant the plant was now able to treat water to a higher standard, providing up to an extra 240 megalitres of recycled water for the irrigation district.
‘‘Previously the Rochester site only produced water to a class C standard,’’ he said.
‘‘This project has improved the treatment technology at Rochester, with the installation of membrane filtration technology, enabling the plant to produce class B recycled water.
‘‘This is additional capacity we can now supply locally to customers in the nearby Campaspe Irrigation District Scheme.’’
Before the project customers were supplied with about 1200Ml of class B recycled water a year from the Echuca Water Reclamation Plant.
Completed last month, the upgrade works also included constructing a 10.2km transfer pipeline between the water reclamation plant and irrigation storage lagoons at Singer Rd in Rochester.
The Environmental Protection Authority has strict guidelines in place for the supply and reuse of recycled water.
‘‘All of the recycled water provided to our irrigation customers is diluted with raw water and used in accordance with the EPA guidelines in place,’’ Mr Pearce said.
Coca-Cola Amatil has confirmed it will be pressing on with its $100 million redevelopment of SPC Ardmona.
Beautiful weather greeted Tungamah residents for the 18th running of the Tungamah Lions Ten Thousand on Sunday.
When Keith and Marion Grumley and their growing family moved to Tatura on January 18, 1968, little did they know that it would be the start of a long and lasting connection to the town.
A snake was spotted this afternoon.
Rochester Rotary Club has celebrated its 50th birthday in style.
Sorting future of Campaspe pools
A theatre production with a difference is coming to Seymour.
Local athletes will go head-to-head with some of the best competitors from around the world in swimming and athletics in December.
District residents and visitors will be able to enjoy some of the region’s most beautiful private gardens on Sunday.
The 116th annual Cobram Show went off with a bang at the weekend, drawing in crowds from far and wide for two days of fun.
Tomorrow is a Total Fire Ban day in Deniliquin, meaning no fires can be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended.
Fifty new full-time jobs will be created at Tatura with a multimillion-dollar expansion of the abattoirs expected to be announced today.
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