Noosa Sewage Treatment Plant

SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT OPERATED UNDER A DESIGN, BUILD, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE CONTRACT 

In the mid-1990s, Noosa Shire Council awarded a contract to Degrémont Australia to design, build and operate and maintain a new sewage treatment plant to provide reliable sanitation services.

The Noosa Shire Council commissioned the Noosa Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), set in forested seclusion at Noosa Heads on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, in 1997. 

Recently transferred to Unitywater (the newly-formed Northern SEQ Retailer-Distributor Authority that services the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa local authority areas), the Noosa STP continues to perform in accordance with its strict treatment license conditions.

The operating contract is for 25 years, during which Degrémont Australia is responsible for the operation, maintenance and asset management of the plant, while Unitywater owns the assets.

Its selected treatment solutions have proved robust, providing operating flexibility; performance is unaffected by key maintenance activities. The facility has remained compliant with all licence standards, consistently meets budget targets and has successfully managed its maintenance and asset replacement programs.

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Location:
  • Noosa, Queensland
Client:
  • Unitywater
Project Type:
  • Design, Build, Operate and Maintain

Application:
  • Waste Water

Capacity:
  • ADWF 18 MLD
Period:
  • D&B: 1996 - 1997
    O&M: 1997 - 2022
Population served:
  • 55,000
Highlights
  • 100% compliance with license standards since commissioning in 1997.
  • Standards for recycled water are the same as those for effluent standards Class A and the facility is 100% compliant (under normal operating conditions)
  • More than 2256 days without a single hour of lost time due to injury
  • Achieved budget targets consistently
Contact Details

Gate No 2 Wallum Lane, Noosa Heads, QLD 4567

Tel: 07 5474 5077
Fax: 07 5474 5133


DEGRÉMONT AUSTRALIA

We are passionate about securing the essential role of water for businesses and communities in Australia