Residents in regional Western Australia will benefit from the State Government’s investment in water and wastewater projects.
Water Minister Mia Davies has announced $782 million had been committed to Water Corporation projects across Western Australia, as part of the 2016-17 State Budget.
Geraldton MLA Ian Blayney, welcomed the announcement today, saying local projects – including upgrades to Geraldton’s wastewater infrastructure would benefit, helping to ensure the community has access to quality and reliable water and wastewater services.
In the 2016-17 year, a total of $782 million has been committed to capital investment projects across the State. These projects will improve Water Corporation’s services, and ensure its customers have access to reliable, high quality water and wastewater services.
In the Mid-West, a total of $23 million will be invested in capital projects in 2016-17.
Improvements to wastewater infrastructure in Geraldton
• Water Corporation will invest $4 million in 2016-17 to improve wastewater infrastructure in Geraldton.
• It includes an upgrade to the Geraldton Wastewater Treatment Plant to improve odour control, effluent and sludge handling capabilities. As well as construct a wastewater pump station within the Glenfield Beach Estate to service residential development.
• Work is expected to begin in July 2016 and be completed by September 2017 with an estimated total value of $6 million.
Water Corporation provides water, wastewater and drainage services to more than 2 million people across the 2.6 million square kilometre expanse of Western Australia.
These projects will improve Water Corporation’s services, and ensure its customers have access to quality and reliable water and wastewater services.
For more information about projects in your area visit www.watercorporation.com.au.