Hon Mia Davies MLA

Hon Mia Davies MLA

Former Minister for Water; Sport and Recreation; Forestry

    Albany wastewater main replacement completed

    16/06/2016 7:30 AM
     
    • Work complete on $3.5 million project to replace wastewater main in Albany 
    • Replacement improves reliability and caters for growth in the area 

    The Water Corporation has completed a $3.5 million project to replace 2.5 kilometres of wastewater main in Albany.

     

    Water Minister Mia Davies said the wastewater main was constructed along Parkes Street and Warrangoo, Collingwood and Brewster roads.

     

    "The 2.5km of wastewater main started at the wastewater pump station on Warrangoo Road and was connected to a wastewater main on Lower King Road," Ms Davies said.

     

    "This Liberal National Government project improves the reliability of the main and caters for growth in the area."

     

    The Minister thanked locals for their patience during construction. 

     

    "I thank the community and road users for their patience and co-operation while the corporation completed this essential work," she said.

     

    Fact File

    • Construction of the wastewater main began in late January 2016
    • The corporation manages nearly 730km of wastewater mains across the Great Southern and treats about 10 million litres of wastewater from its customers in the region each day
    • 100% of Albany's wastewater is recycled and used to irrigate local tree farms
    • Wastewater is 99.97% water and comes mostly from showers, baths and washing machines 

    Minister's office - 6552 5500

     

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