Townsville City Council Water Supply Upgrade Project



TRILITY has upgraded an existing 232 ML/d Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and constructed a new 40 ML/d plant at Townsville and will operate both facilities under a 20 year contract. This project provides Townsville City Council with long term water security over water supplies in the region.


Project name Townsville City Council Water Supply Upgrade Project
ClientTownsville City Council
Type of contractDesign, Build, Operate and Maintain (DBOM)
TechnologyDouglas – direct filtration
Northern – membrane filtration
Design capacityDouglas – 232 ML/d
Northern – 40 ML/d
FacilitiesTwo Water Treatment Plants (WTPs), one raw water intake facility, one stabilisation facility and two pumping stations
Project term20 + 5 years
Capital costc. $90m
Project typeWater Treatment
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