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Wonthaggi Desalination Plant, Victoria


Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria

Contract Type

Public-private partnership (PPP)

Estimated Cost


Construction Commencement

September 2009


December 2012

Initial Capacity

150 gigalitres a year

Extended Capacity

200 gigalitres each year


Reverse osmosis

Site Area

263 hectare

Footprint Area

38 hectares

Lead Contractors

AquaSure Consortium, constituted of Degremont, Macquarie Capital, and Thiess

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Beveridge Williams & Co and RE&LM Gertzel

Geotechnical Investigations

Douglas Partners

3D Modelling of the Project

Dandenong's Alfasi Design and Drafting

Logistics Partner

DHL Global Forwarding

Structural Steel Supplier

Page Steel

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Wilson Transformer Company

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Siemens Automation

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