New Water Flows_15 11 2018
New Water To Flow To Korumburra_12 11 2018
South-Gippsland-Connected-To-The-State’s-Water-Grid_02 09 2018
Community Update_Aug – Sept 2018
Changed Water Supply and Treatment for Pipeline
Department of Health and Human Services_Fluroidation letter and fact sheet
Fact Sheet 4 – New Water Supply & Treatment
|The Lance Creek Water Connection is a Victorian Government project delivered by South Gippsland Water to secure the water supply needs of Korumburra, Poowong, Loch and Nyora over the next 50 years.|
Over recent months, testing of water flow along the Lance Creek Water Connection pipeline has proven successful. Now with pump station infrastructure and water quality and blending in order, the change-over in water supply for Korumburra residents will begin on the evening of
Tuesday 20 November 2018.
It will take a number of days for the water reaching the taps of Korumburra to be 100% Lance Creek Water Connection water due to the amount of residual water in the supply system.
The water source and treatment process are new for Korumburra and some customers may notice a slight change in the water’s taste and smell compared to what they’ve been used to.
The Lance Creek Water Connection office at 2 Western Court, Korumburra will be open this Friday 23 November 2018 between 10am and 3pm for customers to pop by and discuss any questions or concerns they may have regarding the new water supply or treatment processes. Customers are also welcome to call the South Gippsland Water Customer Service Team on 1300 851 636 with any enquiries.
Work continues on the Poowong, Loch and Nyora section of the system and we look forward to the commissioning of this new water supply for them in December.
NEW WATER SUPPLY – FLUORIDATION & CHLORAMINATION
Water distributed by the Lance Creek Water Treatment Plant will be chloraminated and fluoridated to ensure customers are supplied with drinking water that meets world-class standards and Department of Health regulations.
Upgrades to enhance the Lance Creek Water Treatment Plant’s capacity to blend, treat and process greater volumes of water are at the point where testing can commence. During this test phase various quantities and blends of water will be trialled.
Customers in Wonthaggi, Inverloch and Cape Paterson, who are already connected to the Lance Creek water supply system, are advised that they may notice a slight change in the taste and smell of their water over the coming months as these upgraded systems are tested and brought online.
Fact Sheet 4 – New Water Supply & Treatment
Planning for the next and final stage of the Lance Creek Water Connection has begun – looking at options to recycle the reservoirs.
As the Lance Creek Water Connection, progresses South Gippsland Water are now looking to the community to assist in determining the future use of the reservoirs that currently supply water to Korrumburra, Poowong, Loch and Nyora. Read more…
LANCE CREEK TO KORUMBURRA
|21.7km of construction corridor cleared, graded and fenced|
|531 lengths of 560 diameter polyethylene pipe (HDPE) delivered and installed|
|789 lengths of 502 diameter steel pipe delivered and installed|
|Total of 20.3km of pipe delivered and installed|
|Pipe installation – approximately 100% complete|
|Pump Station – approximately 100% complete|
|Reinstatement works – approximately 98% complete|
KORUMBURRA TO POOWONG
|8.8km of construction corridor cleared, graded and fenced|
|444 lengths of 225 diameter polyethylene pipe (HDPE) delivered and installed|
|Total of 8.8km of pipe installed|
|Pipe installation – 100% complete|
|Pump Station – approximately 95% complete|
|Reinstatement works – 50% complete|
September 2017 – Preliminary site set up work at the Lance Creek Water Treatment Plant and commence pump station construction
Oct/Nov 2017 – Preliminary site set up work on the Kongwak – Korumburra section and commence pipeline construction.
Late Nov 2017 – Preliminary site set up work on the Kongwak – Lance Creek section and commence pipeline construction.
Dec 2017 – Preliminary site set up work on the Korumburra-Poowong section and commence pipeline construction
2018/19 – Complete commissioning works
The Lance Creek Water Connection is a Victorian Government project delivered by South Gippsland Water to secure the water supply needs of Korumburra, Poowong, Loch and Nyora over the next 50 years.
Current catchment yields in these areas will reduce over time and will not meet the region’s future demand for water.
The project will result in the Coalition Creek Water Supply System (Korumburra) and the Little Bass Water Supply System (Poowong, Loch and Nyora) being connected to Lance Creek Reservoir, South Gippsland Water’s largest supply system, which is also connected to the Melbourne Water Supply System, including Cardinia Reservoir and the Wonthaggi Desalination Plant.
This 3-year project is a priority in South Gippsland Water’s long-term strategy to secure water supply for the region. The infrastructure installed as part of the project will also allow for the future connection of Leongatha to the network.
The project will provide a dependable environment for community development, economic growth and future investment.