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Western Corridor Recycled Water Project – Australia

Source Water

Secondary-level wastewater


Flocculation (Bundamba and Luggage Point); high-rate clarification (Gibson Island)

Micro-Filtration Pore Size

0.1µ - 0.2µ


Bundamba AWTP


Gibson Island AWTP

50mld in October 2008; additional 50mld after December 2008

Luggage Point AWTP


Finished Supply


Project Cost

$2.5bn (AUS)

Construction Began

March 2007

Stage 1A Completed

August 2007

Bundamba AWTP Practical Completion and Hand Over

July 2008

Stage 2 to be Completed

October 2008

Project Completed

December 2008

Project Sponsor

Western Corridor Recycled Water Pty Ltd

Government Partners

The Department of Infrastructure and Planning, National Water Initiative, Brisbane City Council and Ipswich City Council

Design and Construction

Bundamba AWTP

Thiess and Black & Veatch

Gibson Island AWTP

MWH, Worley Parsons, Baulderstone Hornibrook and United Group Infrastructure

Luggage Point AWTP

CH2M Hill, Laing O’Rourke with assistance from Connell Wagner and Hatch

Eastern Pipeline

AJ Lucas, Transfield Services, GHD and Sunwater

The Western Pipeline

McConnell Dowell, Abigroup and GHD

Project Assets and Infrastructure Development; Subsequent Plant / Pipeline Operation

Veolia Water Australia