Saunders Construction and Maintenance

Elevated Reservoir and Pump Station

Saunders was engaged as head contractor for the design, construction and commissioning of a 4 mega litre elevated reservoir

  • Tank design and construction
  • Civil works construction
  • Large pipe works installation
  • Electrical and telemetry work
  • Cathodic protection
  • Commissioning

Client: Sydney Water

Location: Wallgrove Road & Wonderland Drive Eastern Creek NSW

Scope of this project included:

  • Chair the construction hazard and operability meeting and draft the ensuing report to ensure project high level risks have been
    identified and controlled
  • Detail design and construction of a 25.5 metre (diameter) x 33.4 metre (height) elevated reservoir in accordance with water board
    specifications AWWA-D100
  • Engagement of civil contractor for completion of tank foundation, pump station and road works
  • Engagement of a water board approved piping contractor for installation of the large bore DN750 & DN660 mild steel
    cement lined and ductile iron cement lined pipework
  • Establish contracts to engage electrical (low voltage and high voltage) contractors to power the facility
  • Project manage all contracts including cathodic protection, air-conditioning, overhead crane, landscaping, and pump supply
  • Commissioning of the facility on completion of construction works in accordance with procedures set out in Sydney water
  • Compiling operations and maintenance manuals for pump station and reservoir on completion of commissioning
  • Project included a 170T dual crane heavy lift to install the completed transition section of reservoir onto the stem
RHS of Elevated reservoir and pump station