Ensuring a climate-resilient water supply for South East Queensland’s future – Australia

Seqwater is the Queensland Government Bulk Water Supply Authority and is responsible for providing a safe, reliable and affordable drinking water supply to 3.2 million people across South East Queensland (SEQ).

A resilient water supply is delivered through 1.8 million hectares of catchment and Australia’s first water grid, including 26 dams, 36 conventional water treatment plants, three purified recycled water treatment plants and one desalination plant.

Seqwater’s extensive capital works and asset maintenance programs play a critical role in safeguarding water sources to meet the future needs [
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Ensuring a climate-resilient water supply for South East Queensland’s future – Australia2020-08-03T17:01:25+02:00

Desalination plant to reach full capacity amidst critical works – Australia

The Gold Coast Desalination Plant will be ramped up to full capacity to enable critical upgrades to the Mt Crosby Water Treatment Plant.

The desalination plant, located at Tugun, is scheduled to provide up to 133 million litres – the equivalent of 50 Olympic-sized swimming pools ­­– per day into the South East Queensland (SEQ) water grid while the Mt Crosby plant is taken offline for the next stage of critical works.

Natural Resources Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said the Mount Crosby plant was one of SEQ’s most important [
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Desalination plant to reach full capacity amidst critical works – Australia2020-07-21T14:05:27+02:00

Desalination Plant to fire back up for critical works – Australia

The Gold Coast Desalination Plant will be fired back up to full capacity this summer to allow for critical upgrades to one of South East Queensland’s most important water treatment plants.

Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the desalination plant at Tugun was scheduled to provide up to 133 million litres– or the equivalent of 50 Olympic sized swimming pools ­­– per day into the SEQ Water Grid while the Mt Crosby plant is offline for the next stage of critical works.

“Queensland, like the rest of the [
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Desalination Plant to fire back up for critical works – Australia2020-07-17T11:57:23+02:00

Tugun desalination producing 15 per cent of southeast Queensland’s water supply during drought – Australia

THE desalination plant at Tugun has revved up to full capacity, producing 15 per cent of southeast Queensland’s water supply at a time when two-thirds of the state is in drought.

It comes as the State Government launches a new campaign called “Every Drop Counts”, urging Gold Coasters to limit their water consumption by cutting usage by 25 per cent to 150 litres per person per day.

Gold Coasters are the thirstiest water consumers in the southeast, using 182 litres every day, well [
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Tugun desalination producing 15 per cent of southeast Queensland’s water supply during drought – Australia2019-11-24T15:37:55+01:00

Desalination plant increases production – Queensland – Austtalia

The Gold Coast Tugun Desalination Plant is increasing its production, while one of the Gold Coast’s traditional treatment plants is temporarily shut down. The Mudgeeraba water treatment plant has been temporarily shut down for critical infrastructure maintenance. Seqwater Acting Chief Executive Officer Jim Prus, said, “This is about being smart about how we use our water grid assets in the most effective and efficient way possible. “The desalination plant is the best option available to ensure the ongoing supply of a safe and reliable water supply while maintenance is conducted at the Mudgeeraba plant.”  The Gold Coast Desalination Plant [
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Desalination plant increases production – Queensland – Austtalia2017-12-01T20:04:15+01:00
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