Magnetic Island Water Supply Pipeline

Project Overview / Description

Installation of 1.5km of 550mm HDPE Pipe installed through the Mangroves, Mudflat and Reef flat. This involved working in sensitive marine areas to remove mangroves and treat ASS soils to minimise impact on environment. Utilisation of 700 tonne of logs to build access track, comply with requirements of QPWS, GBRMPA and Marine Parks. Backfilling of trench on reef flat which has been open for the last 20 years.

Project Features:

    • Installation of 750m of timber access
    • Remove 6000m2 of mangroves
    • Treatment of ASS Soils
    • Installation of 1500m of 550mm HDPE Pipe
    • Works completed around the tides
    • Backfilling of reef flat trench which has been open for 20 years

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