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.