Macarthur Water Filtration Plant

Macarthur Water Filtration Plant:

Operator: North West Water Pty Ltd
(As a Build-Own-Operate Contractor to the Sydney Water Corporation, NSW)
Quantity: 2200 m3 C & S Filter Coal
Filter Media: C & S Coal ES=1.9-2.1 mm UC=1.3 max 1850 mm deep
Silica Sand ES=0.6-0.8 mm UC=1.3 max 150 mm deep

This plant serves the whole of the Macarthur area, a rapidly growing area in Sydney’s south west.

The treatment plant is part of a water supply scheme costing approximately $130 million. The first stage, commissioned in 1995, has a capacity of 265 ML/day.

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