We are upgrading and expanding our recycled water network. This will help to maintain and enhance green spaces. The expansion will support and develop local industry, underpinning the future of the region.
This citywide expansion of the recycled water network provides a climate-resilient, affordable and fit-for-purpose recycled water supply.
The project is divided into numerous network supply area will be delivered stages across the city.
The project will provide Class A recycled water for customers identified in the current Queensland Health Guideline for low-exposure recycled water schemes to use as:
Stage 1 of the project has been launched and connections are underway to service non-residential customers. Connecting customers to the network is expected to continue into 2024 and will:
We have constructed approximately 11 kilometres of pipelines in the Stage 1 network. We have also constructed a recycled water treatment plant within the Merrimac Sewage Treatment Plant site. When all Stage 1 customers are connected to stage 1, there will be a total of 73 commercial customers using recycled water throughout the city.
Updates on future stages will be provided as the project progresses.