Hard-work and loyalty comes first at Ditch Witch CEA and Walker and Gray Earthworks

Dedicated to delivering expert advice to its customers, Ditch Witch CEA has helped businesses like Walker and Gray Earthworks establish themselves as reputable contractors throughout the trenchless industry. Walker and Gray Earthworks has come to be recognised as one of the leading and most well-respected directional drilling companies in the whole of South Australia and Read More

Reference designs released for T2D Project

Water upgrades and renewal projects a priority for SA

In February 2022, SA Water began a major upgrade of the Morgan to Whyalla pipeline. This renewal is part of SA Water’s four-year, $1.6 billion program to sustain and enhance its water network. SA Water has also finalised the location of a new desalinisation plant at Billy Lights Point and commenced major water main upgrades Read More

50 m long mural dazzles Mannum to Adelaide pipeline

In collaboration with the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong Tourism Alliance, the Mid-Murray Council and Palmer’s Collier Park Community Association, South Australian artist Jack Fran has painted a mural on a 50 m section of the Mannum to Adelaide pipeline. The 87 km long pipeline delivers raw River Murray water to SA Water’s drinking water Read More

SA Water

ALT to deliver a no-dig rehab

ALT will work alongside Interflow to complete the project to deliver a no-dig rehabilitation that will last more than 50 years. Since 1998, Alternative Lining Technologies (ALT) has been offering commercial and municipal customers peace of mind, affording a like-new condition to ageing infrastructure. For 23 years, ALT has been providing asset owners with the opportunity Read More

Water infrastructure projects to expand industry

SA Water to monitor Blue Lake groundwater supply

Located in Mount Gambier, the Blue Lake is a volcanic crater made of porous limestone. It contains a considerable amount of groundwater – around 36 gigalitres – which seeps through the limestone from local aquifer systems. Amanda Lewry, the general manager of sustainable infrastructure at SA Water, said that the bores will help determine how Read More

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River Road Culvert Structural Relining Issued by: Mount Barker District Council Closing Date: 16 March 2022 Location: South Australia Description: Mount Barker District Council (the Council) invites Tenders from Tenderers for the installation of a structural liner internally for the full thirty (30) metre length of the existing culvert located on River Road, Hahndorf Kennedy Read More

SA Water reports fewer incidents in 2021

SA Water to begin 34 km renewal project

Renewal of the Morgan to Whyalla Pipeline includes sections in Burra, Lindley and Winninowie, and is set to commence in the next few months as part of the utility’s $62 million investment in regional water infrastructure.  The pipeline has serviced the community with drinking water from the Morgan Water Treatment Plant in Riverland for early Read More

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Woodland street storm water pipe repair Issued by: Wodonga City Council Closing Date: 08 March 2022 Location: Victoria Description: Stromwater pipe in Woodland St located under East bound traffic lane between the intersections of Beardmore St and Snowdon St requires repair of displaced pipe joints. Due to the depth of the pipe and location in Read More

SA

Two new pipelines for SA

This includes 410 m of new water main installed at Willaston and 370 m of new main at Willamulka on the Yorke Peninsula.  The Willaston pipe is being laid beneath Right Street and Paxton Street, and is among 47,000 metres of water mains going in the ground for SA Water customers across regional South Australia Read More

Woodside, SA

SA Water installs PVC mains for Woodside

The new pipe being laid beneath Tolmer Road is among 47,000 m of water mains being installed for SA Water customers across regional SouthAustralia over the next year.  The new pipes are made from PVC, which is chemically inert, corrosion resistant and more resistant to soil movement compared to fibre cement.  SA Water’s general manager Read More

Reference designs released for T2D Project

Reference designs released for T2D Project

The design features over two kms of twin three-lane tunnels as well as the extent of the Northern Tunnels, with entry and exit points at Hilton and Torrensville. East-west connectivity enhanced and maintained at James Congdon Drive, Richmond Road, and Everard and Barwell avenues as well as the avoidance of impact on heritage sites in Read More

SA Water installs new Murray Bridge water main

SA Water installs new Murray Bridge water main

SA Water plans to start installing a new water main as part of the utility’s $155 million four-year water main management program. Laid beneath Brinkley Road, the new pipe is part of 47,000 m of water mains being installed in the ground for SA Water customers throughout regional South Australia. SA Water’s General Manager of Read More

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Supply and installation of UV cured in-place pipe relining Issued by: City of Gosnells Closing Date: 24 November 2021 Location: Western Australia Description: The Contractor will be required to undertake relining works, which include pipe cleaning and root cutting where required, using the cured in-place pipe (CIPP) relining method with an ultraviolet (UV) cure system, Read More

SA water upgrades water pipe

Upgrade to Redbanks water main

The project is part of the state’s $155 million four-year water main management program.    The new pipes laid beneath Verner Road will be the first of 47,000 m of water mains embedded into the ground, enabling SA Water customers to have access to water from regional South Australia.    SA Water’s general manager of Read More

Barossa, SA

SA Water lays new pipe for Gawler East

The new main, which is being laid beneath Barossa Avenue, is among 47,000 m of new pipe going in the ground for SA Water customers across regional South Australia over the next year.  SA Water general manager for sustainable infrastructure Amanda Lewry said the new pipe is made from corrosion resistant PVC.  “Continuing to invest Read More

desalination plant

SA Water’s new desalination plant

Following the inspection and analysis of 20 potential sites across Port Lincoln and Lower Eyre Peninsula, SA Water has selected Billy Lights Point as the new preferred location for a planned desalination plant.  The plant will provide a reliable, climate-independent drinking water source to supplement existing groundwater supplies.  It will prove critical to maintaining a Read More

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Underground Drainage Upgrades – Relining Program 2021/2022 Issued by: Brimbank City Council Closing Date: 09 November 2021 Location: Victoria Description: Council is seeking to engage the services of a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to rehabilitate a number of existing stormwater drains within the municipality using no-dig trenchless methods i.e. pipe lining.   Design & Construction Read More

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Arrawarra Beach Rd 150WM Extn to Arrawarra Rd via Arrawarra Ck Issued by: Coffs Harbour City Council Closing Date: 20 October 2021 Location: New South Wales Description: To construct approximately 990 m of DN150 water main from Arrawarra Beach Road Arrawarra via Arrawarra Ck to Arrawarra Road Arrawarra Headlands. Due to Arrawarra Creek, Littoral Rainforest Read More

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Sewer Main Rehabilitation FY21-22 Issued by: Clarence Valley Council Closing Date: 24 September 2021 Location: New South Wales Description: Clarence Valley Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced tenderers for the procurement of sewer mains rehabilitation services. Clarence Valley Council requires a contractor to undertake sewer rehabilitation services within the Clarence Valley Council Read More

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Victoria Street Preston Road Rehabilitation Issued by: Darebin City Council Closing Date: 30 September 2021 Location: Victoria Description: The Darebin Council is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced civil construction contractor to deliver this civil works project. Works will include deep strength pavement works, concrete kerb and channel, new concrete vehicle crossings, underground Read More

Artist impression of the Torrens to Darlington project

Enabling works underway on T2D Project

The Torrens to Darlington (T2D) Project is a 10.5 km north-south corridor that will complete the 78 km non-stop connection between Gawler and Old Noarlunga.   Jointly funded by the Australian and SA Governments, the project is estimated to reach $9.9 billion.  Yesterday, the Premier of SA announced that works had started at the southern Read More

SA Water installs new Murray Bridge water main

New water mains for regional SA

Works are scheduled to take place in major regional hubs including Gawler, Loxton, Port Lincoln and Port Pirie.  All will receive a share of around 47,000 m in new water main, set to be installed over the next 12 months.  SA Water General Manager of Sustainable Infrastructure Amanda Lewry said the program builds on the Read More

$108m announced for National Water Grid

Last week, the Australian Government announced it would be providing $108 million to deliver 40 projects across the country through the National Water Grid Connections funding pathway. Up to $20 million will be available for each state and territory to deliver projects over the next two years, with a further Australian Government contribution of up Read More

$90m allocated for SA water infrastructure

The Premier of South Australia announced last Friday that a stimulus package of nearly $90 million would be dedicated to delivering a range of water services to the state. The projects will range from delivering additional water to Barossa Valley wine producers, to supplying high-tech glass houses in Virginia. The projects will be jointly funded Read More

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Period Supply Contract for Horizontal Directional Drilling Services Issued by: Clarence Valley Council Closing Date: 27 August 2021 Location: New South Wales Description: Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced tenderers to be placed on a panel of service providers for provision of horizontal directional drilling services. The panel will be for the Read More

Innovative liner to prevent sewer blockages

The innovative new technology entails a thin layer of high-density plastic liner made from 100 per cent reused material.   This lining is installed below ground between problematic trees and sewer connections on selected properties.   The barrier is installed by digging a hydrovac excavation line approximately 2 m deep and 150 mm wide.    The liners aim to restrict roots from Read More