Sewer upgrade a coup for Caloundra
  • Wednesday 08 February 2012

Sunshine Coast Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer believes Unitywater’s $1.47million upgrade to the Kings Beach sewer network will be a major positive for Caloundra.

Cr Dwyer said the soon-to-commence project would provide essential infrastructure for the growing local community.

"This upgraded sewer network will be able to cater for predicted population growth in Caloundra and with that an increased demand on the sewerage network," he said.

"It’ll also lessen the impact of significant wet weather on the local sewerage network by reducing the amount of rainwater and groundwater that enters the network.

"So the finished product will be a safer and more reliable sewerage service that is more economically and environmentally sustainable."

The project includes the installation of a 550 metre gravity sewer along Ormond Terrace and Edmund Street that will connect to the existing sewer near the corner of Moreton Parade and Saltair Street.

Construction of the project will commence during February and will take approximately five months to complete, weather permitting. Traffic and pedestrian management plans will be in place while work is in progress. For more information visit Unitywater's website , email community@unitywater.com or phone Unitwater’s Customer Service Centre on 1300 086 489.