McFarlane Reserve Chemical Dosing Facility Civil Works 

Merri Creek Sewer Rehabilitation
June 12, 2017
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April 25, 2018

McFarlane Reserve Chemical Dosing Facility Civil Works 

The Peninsula Early Connection Offer (Peninsula ECO), transfers sewage from Rye, Blairgowrie, Sorrento and Portsea to the Boneo Treatment Plant. The Joint Principal Contractors South East Water (SEW) and FHDB – Fulton Hogan, Delplant, Beca designed and constructed the15.4km long transfer main, pump station and numerous odour control facilities.

FHDB – Fulton Hogan, Delplant, Beca accepted Land Engineering to upgrade the existing McFarlane Reserve and Fitzjohns Court pump stations with the installation of odour control measures, including both odour control units (ACFs and BTFs) and chemical dosing systems. Take a holistic approach for the entire Mornington Peninsula Sewer
Network to strategically minimise and control odour buildup and emissions.

The odour control parameters set a benchmark in odour control management of sewer pipelines

Project Description



  • Site Establishment – Mobilisation and demobilisation of equipment & personnel
  • Environmental management
  • Excavation, temporary shoring, backfill and subgrade preparation works
  • Supply and erect and strip all formwork
  • Steel fixing
  • Steel reinforcement, scaffolding & elevated work structure and platforms
  • Epoxy coating – procure, supply and install coatings
  • Below ground pipe works and pits
  • Cut & tap into works to existing wet well and services
  • Hydro testing
  • Compaction testing
  • Dewatering
  • Supply and installation of block work walls, louvres
  • Roofing and drainage
  • Roadways, curbing and pavement works
  • All reinstatement works
Water Agency:

Melbourne Water

Work Categories:

SC1, SC3, SC4, SC5, SC7, WC1, WC8, R1