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Background informationProject Created: June 25, 2009

Project Name: Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment Plant
Year in Operation: 2007
Sector: Water & Waste
Subsector: Wastewater, Water
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: In an fast-tracked approach, the largest water recyclying project in the Southern Hemisphere was delivered in 10 months. The plant is one part of the 2.5 Billion $AUS Western Corridor Recycled Water Project.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: The plant produces 66 mega litres per day of filtered water using a highly advanced reverse osmosis process.

Project Locations

City: Bundamba
State: Queensland
Country: Australia, Commonwealth of

City: Ipswich
State: Queensland
Country: Australia, Commonwealth of

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The government of Queensland owns the land the plant is built on.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The project was financed by the governments of Queensland and Australia as part of their long term response to unusual drought conditions in Southeast Queensland. The overall projects, called, the Western Corridor Water Recycling Project (WCWRP) is the largest recycled water project in the Southern Hemisphere and the third largest recylced water project in the world, estimated to cost $2.5 billion AU. The project includes 200 kilometers of underground pipelines and three new advanced water treatment plants, one of which is at Bundamba.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for both initial design and construction with a single entity. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? No

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: December 1, 2006
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
< $200 Million US


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