ADS Environmental Services® is proud to announce that our ADS Australia Team recently collaborated with TasWater and WSP in Australia on a monitoring, flow prediction, and modeling project that has received a major award for innovation.
The ‘Launceston Network Flow Survey and Hydraulic Model Build and Calibration’ project claimed the Infrastructure Project Innovation Award (Regional) at the recent Tasmanian Australian Water Association Awards. Image of award ceremony: left to right: TasWater Board Member Nick Burrows, General Manager Project Delivery Tony Willmott, Senior Specialist Engineer (Investigation) John McCausland, TasWater Chief Executive Officer George Theo, General Manager (Australia) ADS Environmental Services Pty Ltd Javier Calvar, and Alliance Program Manager, TasWater Capital Delivery Office, Ian Dunbabin.
The project falls under TasWater’s Launceston Sewerage Improvement Program (LSIP), which represents a significant long-term investment by TasWater to address existing and future environmental risk, compliance and capacity issues at seven Sewage Treatment Plants in the Greater Launceston area. LSIP projects will help to divert sewage and stormwater flows away from kanamaluka/Tamar estuary. Delivering these projects, which include upgrades and new construction along with additional pipelines, will improve Launceston’s combined system which manages the flows of both sewage and stormwater.
Projected measurable benefits in an average rainfall year include a 66 per cent reduction in combined sewage and storm water overflow volumes and reducing the presence of human waste-related bacteria concentrations by up to 36 per cent, recognizing that the kanamaluka/Tamar estuary is an important ecological and social environment that needs protecting.
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