City of Marion

Project Length

6 Months

Project overview:

The City of Marion embarked on the installation of a 10km recycled water pipeline throughout the council area. The pipeline was designed to provide an alternative irrigation system to irrigate council reserves and provide a “purple pipe” network for new housing developments.

Description of work:

Working with Hydro Plan (system designer) and FMG (project managers) SADB successfully installed a purple pipe network.

The scope of work completed included;

  • 10km of water main ranging from 125mm to 450mm PE pipe
  • All works completed utilising HDD:
    • road way & verge alignment
    • open channel crossing
    • rail crossing
    • major roadway crossing
    • creek crossing
  • Civil works completed, included installation of Air Valves, Scour Valves and Hydrant Valves
  • 31 reserves were connected to the network, including PRV valve assembly at each reserve