WERRIBEE IRRIGATION DISTRICT MODERNISATION PROJECT STAGE 1 PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION

Project Start Date

April 2017

Project Completion Date

December 2017

Client

Southern Rural Water

Comdain's Role

Principal Contractor

Location

Victoria

Stage 1 of the Werribee Irrigation District Modernisation Project is for the construction of approximately 2.5km of DN1000 GRP pipeline and upgrades to customer outlets to replace existing irrigation channel infrastructure.

 

Works Undertaken

  • 2.5km DN1000 GRP pipeline
  • 11 customer outlets including flow meters
  • 2 x DN300 PVC spurs totalling approx. 400m
  • Decommissioning / removal of existing concrete channel
  • 3 x road crossings

 

Highlights & Innovations

  • ­ Extensive stakeholder management and effective landholder consultation processes allowed construction works to progress on schedule.
  • ­ Innovative design changes that altered the pipeline alignment to reduce reinstatement and long term maintenance costs.