Central Highlands Water is a regional water corporation providing high quality drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to customers in Ballarat and surrounding towns
Formerly known as the Central Highlands region water authority, it is one of the 19 state-owned water businesses and operates under the guidance of the Victorian Water Act.
The initial inquiry for the White Swan Reservoir project commenced mid-year of 2015. When consultants from MWH Australia, through the support from Louise Loughnan, Lead Engineer at MWH Global, first inquired about a DN600 discharge valve.The valve is suitable for a new scour pipeline operating at 3.50 cubic metre and velocity of 7.91m/s.
The contract for supply of the valve was received in December 2015. The valve was manufactured by AVK Anhui and supplied by Glenfield Valves, who also supplied the technical data including the plume. It was decided to construct a concrete chamber to control the outflow.
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