Orchard Hills WTP
Project: Orchard Hills Water Treatment Plant
Location: Orchard Hills, NSW Australia
Operator: Sydney Water
Process: Direct Filtration
Influent: Warragamba Dam – Lake Burragorang
Capacity: 215 ML/d – 200,000 people around Greater Penrith.
The plant was first built in 1960 using the conventional treatment process including sedimentation. The second stage, commissioned in 1993 uses the direct filtration process in 10 coarse deep bed dual media filters.
James Cumming & Sons supplied C&S Brand Australian Filter Coal as part of the second stage upgrade to direct filtration. All product was delivered on time and wholly to specification.