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Project:  Extension of Northern Intake Pipe at Port Kembla Olympic Pool

Asset Owner: Wollongong City Council

Scope: Remove part of existing intake pipe and cage, replace with new pipe in new location, extending intake line further into deeper ocean water, to prevent intake line drawing sand and other matter into the system.       

Project Details: 

  • Remove old intake line and concrete pedalstool blocks, remove intake cage and clean of debris.
  • Excavation into rock to form channels for intake lines, ocean excavation with long reach excavator to locate rock shelf.
  • Installation of concrete pedalstools to rock platform and install 130m of new intake pipe.
  • Commercial divers required to undertake underwater components, using sophisticated technology to communicate to co workers on rock shelf. 
  • Relocation of pumps.