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South East Water is committed to maintaining essential water and sewerage infrastructure for the benefit of the community and our customers.

We currently own and manage eight water recycling plants. Each plant is regularly monitored and when necessary upgraded to ensure capacity for future growth. At the moment, we are currently planning the following upgrades at our Mt Martha, Longwarry and Somers Water Recycling Plants.

For more information on the water recycling plants, see the map below.

Water recycling plants
Longwarry Water Recycling Plant - Upgrade works plan 2022

The below figure illustrates the Longwarry Water Recycling Plant - Upgrade works plan for 2022. Please note, the proposed upgrades shown are indicative only in terms of size, extent and location.

Source: Map data © 2020 Nearmap

Legend: 1: Solar panels ground mounted, 2: Inlet screening plant, 3: Surface aerators, 4: Nitrification and de-nitrification beds, 5: Tertiary treatment plant feed pump station, 6: Tertiary treatment disinfection plant, 7: Phosphorus removal plant. 

Somers Water Recycling Plant - Upgrade works plan 2020- 2028

The below figure illustrates the Somers Water Recycling Plant - Upgrade works plan for 2020 - 2028. Please note, the proposed upgrades shown are indicative only in terms of size, extent and location.

Source: Map data © 2020 Nearmap

Legend: 1: Tertiary Treatment Plant (TTP) Upgrade (2025 – 2026), 2: Relocated Sludge Stockpile Area ( 2020 – 2021), 3: Sludge Drying Pan (2020 – 2021), 4: Aerobic Digester Refurbishment (2028), 5: Sludge Lagoon refurbishment (2020 – 2021).

Mount Martha Water Recycling Plant

The below figure illustrates the Mount Martha Water Recycling Plant 10 year upgrade plan. Proposed upgrades shown are indicative only in terms of size, extent and location and will be reviewed annually. Please note, scope and size may change.

Source: Map data © 2020 Nearmap

Legend: 1: New Clarifier 2022, 2: Solar Panels 2022, 3: Future Anaerobic digestion solid handling upgrade 2027, 4: Tertiary Treatment Plant expansion 2027, 5: Possible future solar.

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