Onslow wastewater plant work done
A $14.6 million upgrade to the Water Corporation's Onslow wastewater treatment plant is now complete, with the plant's capacity doubled to 870,000 litres a day.
State Water Minister Mia Davies said the expanded plant capacity would support the growth of Onslow, where demand is expected to double.
“These upgrades not only improve the existing plant infrastructure but also put in place the capacity to support longterm growth and ensure a quality service for the Onslow community,” she said.
State Development Minister Bill Marmion said the upgrade had created local jobs.
“Eleven local Onslow contractors worked on this project — including crane hire, surveying and supplying materials — and 58 people were employed over the life of the project,” he said.
The Onslow wastewater treatment plant upgrades began in 2014.
The Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project contributed $13.13 million to the upgrade project, with the Water Corporation funding the remaining $1.5 million.