Nyrstar Hobart Smelter

The Project: Construction of a stormwater retention pond and bio reactors including pump station and rising main.
(Category 2 Winner 2008 Tas CCF Earth Awards)

Client: Nyrstar Hobart

Value: $1.4M

Construction Period: Feb 2007 - May 2007

Location: Risdon Road, Risdon

Project Manager: Elliott Booth

Construction Supervisor: Tim Walter

Project Foreman: Gary Tringrove


Scope of Work

Construction of a HDPE lined stormwater retention pond, holding 12,000 cubic metres of contaminated water.

The works included:

  • Concreting works associated with pond and outlet works
  • Construction of bioreactor and sand filter cells
  • Construction of stormwater sump and pumpstation
  • Provision and installation of a new vertical sump pump


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