Barwon Water Biosolids Management Project

Overview

The Barwon Water Biosolids Management Project is delivering a sustainable programme for the treatment and beneficial use of biosolids from the Black Rock Water Reclamation Plant.


Barwon Water - external view of the bio-solids plantBarwon Water - internal view of bio-solids plant dryer

Project 

Barwon Water Biosolids Management Project

Value

$77.6 million (net present cost, as at 2007)

Status

Service delivery commenced

Department or agency

Barwon Region Water Corporation, Department of Sustainability and Environment.

Private sector partner Plenary Environment Barwon Pty Ltd The Plenary Environment consortium includes;

  • Water Infrastructure Group to design, construct, operate and maintain the Biosolids facility.
  • Bank of Tokyo - Mitsubishi VFS (debt) and Plenary Group (equity) to finance the project.

Description

On 31 August 2007, Plenary Environment was awarded the contract to deliver the Barwon Water Biosolids Management Project.

The Plenary Environment consortium has designed, built, financed and is now operating and maintaining the facility over the 20-year contract term.

The facility commenced operations in September 2012. The project is delivering a sustainable programme for the treatment and beneficial use of biosolids from the Black Rock Water Reclamation Plant and a number of other Barwon Water reclamation plants.

As per the Partnerships Victoria Disclosure Policy, the contract and project summary have been released and are able to be accessed via the links below.

Contact information

James Wishart
Phone: 0428 576 824
Email: James.Wishart@barwonwater.vic.gov.au

Related information

For more information visit:

Barwon Water Biosolids Management Project - Project summary external site icon

Barwon Region Water Corporation external site icon

Department of Sustainability and Environment external site icon

Tenders VIC to download the Contract - 10444 external site icon

Plenary Groupexternal site icon

Barwon Water-Plenary projects external site icon