Berriedale to Elwick Duplication

The Project: Construction of 3.2km of 813mm fully welded mild steel concrete lined pipeline.

Client: Southern Water

Value: $3.84M

Construction Period: May - December 2011

Location: Berriedale Pits to Elwick Pump Station, near the DEC (mainly alongside the Brooker Highway)

Superintendent's Representative: JMG

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Southern Water
  • DIER
  • Glenorchy City Council
  • Tas Gas
  • Land owners
  • Montrose Bay High School

Project Manager: Craig Fazackerley

Scope of Works

The project’s most difficult area of pipelaying required the continual use of trench shields and dewatering pumps along the Montrose Bay Foreshore.
The steel pipeline was welded internally and externally and major connections at each end of the line were co-ordinated with Southern Water operations staff.
Close association with DIER and GCC regarding traffic management was continuous on the project which was completed one month ahead of schedule and on budget.

The project included:

  • 9 road crossings
  • 2 highway crossings
  • 4 creek crossings
  • Rail crossing
  • New valve pit

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