Albury Water Filtration Plant Upgrade Project

Albury City Council (ACC) provides potable water supply to the Albury and Greater Hume regions and services approximately 50,000 residents.

MJM Environmental was engaged by ACC to assist in the $5 million upgrade of the 140 ML/d Albury Water Filtration Plant from a direct filtration process to an in-filter dissolved air flotation process.

The scope of works completed by MJM included the following:

  • Review and update Drinking Water Quality Management Plan
  • Prepare HACCP Plan and Critical Control Point Procedures
  • Completion of a Lime/CO2 and DAFF Upgrade Feasibility Study
  • Review of the reticulation system and development of optimisation strategy
  • Preparation of a prescriptive design and construct contract document for upgrade of Albury WFP Plant B to DAFF
  • Assessment of tenders including facilitating contractor interviews and workshops
  • Provision of commercial and technical engineering services for the delivery of the plant upgrade

MJM Environmental has worked closely with ACC to deliver the following project outcomes to date:

  • ACC operational system systems process optimisation procedures have been implement to optimise plant performance and distribution system water quality
  • Develop a robust and cost effective upgrade strategy for Council to secure the Albury drinking water supply
  • Assist ACC with selecting the preferred contractor to upgrade Albury WFP to DAFF
  • Assist ACC with completing design reviews to ensure the contractor designs the plant to meet ACC requirements

MJM continues to work with ACC during the design and construction phase of the project which is due for completion in 2017.