District Council of Mount Barker

Project Length

4 Months

Project overview:

With the expansion of the District Council of Mt Barker area, SADB were engaged in the design and construction of the upgrade of the council sewer system to cope with the increasing demand. The project was a challenge, due to the large pipe diametre, rock ground conditions, depth of installation and tight grades.

Description of work:

Working in conjunction with all stakeholders, SADB successfully is completing the following works;

  • Installation of 710mm and 630mm PE pipe line via HDD
  • 1,952 metres of pipe line installed to minimum grade of 0.5% grade, depth of installation ranging from 4 metres to 8 metres
  • Installation of maintenance shafts and manholes
  • Ground conditions from shales, cobbles, sand stone and blue stone
  • All works completed whilst maintaining access for residents, businesses and emergency vehicles
  • Extensive customer consultation was required on the project