Construction underway on the Northern Water Plant

Works are progressing well at the Northern Water Plant, Geelong's next water recycling facility. The plant is being built adjacent to the Shell refinery in Corio.

Construction began in March 2011. Earthworks are almost finished and work on concrete civil structures such as holding tanks is well underway.


Over the next two months we will continue working on the civil structure and buildings, and begin building offsite pumping stations at Oyster Cove and Corio West.

The $94 million water recycling facility will reduce Geelong's drinking water demand by two billion litres a year.

The plant is expected to be operational in 2013.

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