Projects by Service – Water

Iron Pot Creek Drainage and Erosion Plan

Iron Pot Creek and associated tributaries have areas of extensive erosion, caused by a combination of historical land clearing, urban development and construction of infrastructure. AWC and Bligh Tanner Consulting Engineers collaborated in providing a holistic erosion and bank stability strategy.

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Cumbalum Urban Release Area

The Cumbalum Urban Release Area (CURA) is a strategic rezoning to help provide for future housing needs within the Ballina Shire. Following preliminary site investigations by a number of consultants, AWC were commissioned to investigate post-development groundwater scenarios with regard to potential impacts on endangered ecological communities, threatened fauna habitat and the adjacent Ballina Nature Reserve in order to determine the efficiency of stormwater and WSUD proposals and review proposed mitgation measures.

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Waterbird Park – Rehabilitation design review and sediment removal plan

Waterbird Park is an urban parkland located at Explorers Way, Carrara. The park has a constructed wetland comprised of two sections, with dense infestations of Mexican waterlily. Due to the poor performance of the wetland and the difficulty in eradicating Mexican waterlily, Gold Coast City Council proposed the re-design of the system to increase performance and aesthetics of the watercourse.

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Land Application of Sewage Biosolids

Byron Shire Council propose to provide biosolids from sewage treatment plants under their management for beneficial use on agricultural land, namely two sites under management as working dairy farms. The sites of the proposed biosolids application are in areas currently cultivated for cropping.

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