Tjuntjuntjara Community Sewer Installation for Department of Communities
Project Details: Installation of a new Water Corp & PLB Sewer System
Consultant: Cossill & Webley
CONTRACT PRICE: $2,957,045.87
WAPS tendered on and won the contract for the supply and installation of the Tjuntjuntjara Wastewater Pump Stations, Pressure Mains and community sewer system.
Scope of Work:
WAPS were contracted by The Department of Communities to supply and install new sewer system to the Tjuntjuntjara community, located 660kms east of Kalgoorlie. The remoteness of this location required WAPS to orchestrate and transport all materials, machinery, labour and food required for the entire duration of the project. The project consisted of installing 2,000mtrs of Water Corp sewer, 1,800 mtrs of PLB sewer, 2 X Water Corp designed sewer pump stations (incl storage compounds), 1,700mtrs of sewer rising mains, 28 type 1 sewer man holes, 1 type 6 discharge pit, 1 plastic lined inlet riser and 27 type 8 maintenance shafts. All areas of works were required to be fenced off with site fencing to provide separation between visitors (WAPS & Contractors) and the local community. Our crew consisted of plumbers, drainers, machinery operators, surveyors, chefs, concreters, electricians and fencing contractors. We were required to provide Construction Schedules, Quality Control Plans, Work Method Statements and OH&S Management Plans prior to commencing works onsite. All employees and sub-contractors were required to undergo on-site inductions conducted by WAPS. Daily tool box meetings addressing areas of risk and how we were to overcome them safely was a prerequisite.
Ryan Allen was the Project Manager/Site Supervisor, liaising with The Department of Communities and the Cossill & Webley to ensure that the installation of the sewer upgrade was completed as per the supplied schedule. He ensured that all tradesman that attended the site had a complete understanding of how their work would impact the operation of the facility, to enable minimal disruption. Ryan also over saw the installation of all services as well as the make good of all areas. On completion of the contract WA Plumbing Solutions supplied
as constructed documents and manuals and maintains a 12-month defect liability period over the contract.
WA Plumbing Solutions supplied all transport & logistics, accommodation, charter lights and meals as part of the execution of this contract. This project was a fly in / fly out project.