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PROFILE AWMA is Australia’s leading manufacturer of aluminium and stainless steel water control infrastructure. AWMA specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of high quality control structures for all sectors of the water industry, including: • • • • • • • • • •

All of AWMA’s processes are driven by high quality standards through ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, resulting in a corporate culture involving over 60 staff, centred around continuous improvement and customer service.

Dams Desalination Environmental Flood Mitigation Industrial Irrigation Delivery Mining Recycled Water Wastewater Water Treatment

When approaching your next project, consider a partnership with AWMA to receive the most comprehensive service, support and expertise in the industry.

Established in April 2000, AWMA have installed in excess of $70 million worth of control equipment for some of Australia’s largest water infrastructure projects. AWMA products are custom designed to satisfy our clients specifications, with each contract individually managed.

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AWMA nurtures the individual and collective knowledge of our team, suppliers and partners. Experience gained from the successful completion of many diverse and challenging projects, demonstrates AWMA is a valuable partner in the delivery of sustainable water infrastructure.

Brett Kelly Managing Director

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INDEX Sydney Desalination Plant Sydney Water Page 8 Tallowa Dam Fishlift Sydney Catchment Authority Page 10 Nikenbah WWTP Wide Bay Water Corporation Page 12 Longford Flood Protection Works Northern Midlands Council Page 14 Southern Seawater Desalination Plant Water Corporation Page 16 Bendeela Pipeline Control Structure Sydney Catchment Authority Page 18 Murray Irrigation Limited Mechanisation Project Murray Irrigation Limited Page 20 Barren Box Storage and Wetland Redevelopment Project Murrumbidgee Irrigation Page 22

Western Treatment Plant Wet Weather Capacity Upgrade Melbourne Water Page 24 Alkimos WWTP Water Corporation Page 26 Rocklands Reservoir GWMWater Page 28 Ripple Creek Diversion Drain QLD Sugar Industry Page 30 North Head STP Sydney Water Page 32

Colligen Creek Weir and Fishway State Water Corporation Page 38 Northern Sewerage Project Melbourne Water Page 40 Mackay Water Recycling Project Mackay Regional Council Page 42 SunWater Intersafe Program SunWater Page 44 Victorian Desalination Project AquaSure Page 46

Pheasants Nest Weir and Boughton’s Pass Sydney Catchment Authority Page 34 Eastern Treatment Plant Melbourne Water Page 36

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INDUSTRIES

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DA M S

D ESALI NATI O N

ENVI RO NMENTAL

FLOOD MIT I G AT I O N

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I RRI G ATI O N D ELI VERY

MINI N G

WASTEWATER

WATER TREATMENT


PARTNERS A SSET OWNER S

C O N TR ACTO R S

ME L BOU R N E WAT ER S YDN E Y WAT ER S TATE WAT ER MURRAY I R R I G AT I O N LI M I T ED GOUL BUR N - M U R R AY WAT E R S UN WAT ER MURRUM B I D G EE I R R I G AT I O N S A WATE R WATE R C O R P O R AT I O N BARWON WAT ER L OWE R M U R R AY WAT ER MORE TON BAY R EG I O N A L C OUN C IL BRISBANE WAT ER HUN TE R WAT ER S YDN E Y CAT C H M EN T AU T HORIT Y Q L D URBA N U T I LI T I ES S OUTH E A S T WAT ER

UN IT ED GROUP INFRA S TR U CTU R E JOHN HOLLA ND GROUP FULTON HOGA N T RA NS FIELD S ERVIC ES MONA DELPHOUS GROUP LTD C IV IL T EA M EN GINEERING LEIGHTON C ONT RAC TORS T HOMA S & C OFFEY A BI GROUP C OMDA IN MC C ONN ELL DOWELL DOWN ER GROUP AUS T RA L C ONS T RUC T IO N LEED ENGINEERING REED GROUP WORLEY PA RS ONS YORK C IVIL

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TH IESS D EG R ÉM O NT JO INT VE NTU RE PAR R ALLIANCE WATER R ESO U R CES ALLIA NCE EASTER N TERTIARY ALLIANCE SEWER FIX ALLIANCE P IP ELINES ALLIANCE WATER SU P P LY ALLIANCE SO U TH ER N SEAWATER JO I NT VE NTU RE B LU EWATER JO INT VENTU RE STAP S ALLIANCE BARWO N WATER ALLIANCE H U NTER TR EATM ENT ALLI A NCE AQUASU R E ALLIANCE M U LTIP LEX M ACM AH O N ZU EB LIN JO INT VENTU R E TENIX ALLIANCE WATERWAYS ALLIANCE

“AWMA place great value on the relationships we have with our clients and suppliers. We find this results in innovative designs, sustainable solutions and the successful delivery of high quality projects”. Brett Kelly, Managing Director AWMA | page 5


PRODUCTS ULF

The ULF is an undershot penstock / sluice gate for isolation or regulation of flows.

TLF

The TLF penstock / sluice gate offers a full perimeter seal and provides flow isolation for fully submerged on or off seating applications.

WL F

The WLF is a sluice type penstock featuring a wedge lock seal, suitable for high head applications.

DLF

The DLF is a decant penstock / sluice gate for a downwards opening weir style applications.

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The LayFlat is a downwards opening tilt gate.


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The Flap Gate is a hinged gate allowing one way flow.

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Stopboards are modular segments used for flow isolation.

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Bulkheads provide flow isolation.

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The Head & Discharge is an innovative dual leaf gate design allowing for both undershot or overshot flow control.

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SYDNEY DESALINATION PLANT CLIENT:

BlueWater (a joint venture of John Holland and Veolia Water)

ASSET OWNER:

Sydney Water, NSW

VALUE:

$2B

PROJECT SUMMARY: Water from the Kurnell desalination plant will reach up to 1.5 million people. Sydney Water has designed the plant so it can be quickly upgraded to twice its size, delivering 30% of Sydney’s water supply needs if necessary. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned over 72 water control penstocks and stopboards, up to 4m x 4m in size. The super duplex stainless steel control gates were manufactured to the highest specifications including hydrostatic testing to over 200 tonnes.

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TALLOWA DAM FISHLIFT CLIENT:

Leighton Contractors

ASSET OWNER:

Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA), NSW

VALUE:

$26M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The 43m high Tallowa Dam is an integral part of the Sydney Catchment Authority’s Shoalhaven Scheme and is essential to the bulk raw water supply system for Greater Sydney. This project involved the design and installation of an innovative fishlift system. Project accolades include Australian Institute of Project Management NSW Chapter Excellence Award in the Sustainable Projects category. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Principal contractor, Leighton Contractors engaged AWMA to develop a number of unique flow control structures for the dam and fishway. Control structures included a positive cable drive on an 8m high overshot gate on the surface water draw off chamber, a hydraulically actuated spillway gate that was cut into the existing dam crest, and a segmented gate for the fishway entrance.

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NIKENBAH WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT (WWTP) CLIENT:

Bellero Constructions

ASSET OWNER:

Wide Bay Water Corporation (WBWC), QLD

VALUE:

$35M

PROJECT SUMMARY: Wide Bay Water Corporation covers new ground to provide outstanding water quality. The incorporation of innovative processes produces water of such high standards that it may be considered as a supplementary water source in the future. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA were engaged by contractor Bellero Constructions to design and manufacture over 20 stainless steel penstocks. In order to accommodate the deep tanks required in the plant design, a number of AWMA penstocks were manufactured as modular structures to be assembled on-site.

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LONGFORD FLOOD PROTECTION WORKS CLIENT:

Hudson Civil

ASSET OWNER:

Northern Midlands Council, TAS

VALUE:

$1.5M

PROJECT SUMMARY: This project involved protecting the township of Longford Tasmania, from flooding events of the South Esk River. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA were engaged by principle contractor Hudson Civil to suppy ULF penstocks of up to 3m wide with an 8m headstock. The design specifications for this project required higher than normal engineering due to its risk profile.

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SOUTHERN SEAWATER DESALINATION PLANT CLIENT:

Southern Seawater Alliance (SSWA)

ASSET OWNER:

Water Corporation, WA

VALUE:

$700M

PROJECT SUMMARY: Perths second desalination plant will produce 50 billion litres (gigalitres) of drinking water annually with a capacity to expand to 100 gigalitres per year. The Southern Seawater Alliance comprises of Tecnicas Reunidas, Valoriza Agua, AJ Lucas, WorleyParsons and the Water Corporation. AWMA SCOPE AWMA designed and manufactured modular structures to isolate the plant from the seawater OF WORKS: tunnel. The gates measure over 6m high x 2.8m wide and have been hydrostatically tested to withstand 1.5 times the required 80 tonne of head pressure. The inlet gates are manufactured from grade 2507 super duplex stainless steel for a 100 year design life.

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BENDEELA PIPELINE CONTROL STRUCTURE CLIENT:

Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA)

ASSET OWNER:

Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA), NSW

VALUE:

$1M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The Bendeela Pipeline Control Structure is an integral part of the Shoalhaven water supply and power generation scheme. The control structure isolates the Bendeela Pipeline from water contained in the Bendeela Pondage, protecting the Bendeela Power/Pumping Station from flood events and allowing internal pipeline inspections and maintenance. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

The stopboards and ancillary equipment (lifting frame and storage racks) provide double isolation. When isolating the Bendeela Pipeline during maintenance, four of the stopboards are fitted on top of each other, into the existing concrete chambers. The 4m x 2m top sealing stopboard segments provide complete sealing against a water depth of 16m. Venting of the internal chamber to prevent a vacuum was provided via flexible pipe connected to the surface.

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MURRAY IRRIGATION LIMITED MECHANISATION PROJECT CLIENT:

Murray Irrigation Limited (MIL)

ASSET OWNER:

Murray Irrigation Limited (MIL), NSW

VALUE:

$20M

PROJECT SUMMARY: MIL is Australia’s largerst privately owned irrigation scheme. The MIL Mechanisation project was the first major program within Australian irrigation authorities to meet OH&S, water accountability and efficiency requirements. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA has design, manufactured, installed and commissioned approximatly 2,500 water control gates with associated automation, across over 1,000 sites within the Murray Irrigation District in a staged program over five years.

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BARREN BOX STORAGE AND WETLAND REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT CLIENT:

Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI)

ASSET OWNER:

Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI), NSW

VALUE:

$29M

PROJECT SUMMARY: Located 30km north-west of Griffith NSW and spanning 3,200 hectares, the Barren Box Storage and Wetland (BBSW) project is one of the largest water infrastructure projects in regional Australia specifically instigated to return water to the environment. The project was awarded the prestigious Environment and Heritage Award at the Sydney 2006 Engineering Excellence Awards. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Murrumbidgee Irrigation engaged AWMA to custom design 32 control gates across eight sites. Inlet and Outlet Structures, Regulators, a Cross Structure and an Offtake were designed, manufactured, installed and interfaced by AWMA into the water authority’s existing SCADA system.

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WESTERN TREATMENT PLANT WET WEATHER CAPACITY UPGRADE CLIENT:

Water Resources Alliance

ASSET OWNER:

Melbourne Water (MW), VIC

VALUE:

$61.1M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The wet weather capacity upgrade works ensure that as Melbourne’s population grows, the Western Treatment Plant is able to carry larger peak flows during heavy rainfall. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Water Resources Alliance engaged AWMA to design, manufacture and install a range of fully automated stainless steel Tainter gates and penstocks, complete with actuation systems and access platforms.

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ALKIMOS WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT (WWTP) CLIENT:

The Alkimos Water Alliance (AWA) is a commercial venture involving the Water Corporation and a joint venture between Brookfield Multiplex, Macmahon Contractors and Zublin.

ASSET OWNER:

Water Corporation, WA

VALUE:

$80M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The Alkimos Wastewater Scheme is essential to the growth and development of Perth’s north west corridor. The new plant will service this area and reduce pressure on existing wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations. Built over a period of three years, the entire scheme totalling $366 million will ultimately benefit an estimated 800,000 people. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Multiplex Macmahon Zublin Joint Venture awarded AWMA the contract to manufacture penstocks and stopboards for control and isolation of flow within waterworks channels. A portable actuator was also supplied to allow manual and automated operation of the penstocks.

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ROCKLANDS RESERVOIR CLIENT:

Earth-Tech

ASSET OWNER:

GWMWater, VIC

VALUE:

$1M

PROJECT SUMMARY: Glenelg Hopkins Catchment Management Authority, GWMWater, Bell Environmental, Earth-Tech and AWMA partnered to construct a new water management structure for fish containment and the accurate delivery of environmental flows. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Progressive works have seen the design, manufacture and installation of manual and automated flow control structures for Australia’s first carp management system. Improved infrastructure not only assists the containment of carp within Rocklands Reservoir, but ensures larger volumes of water can be passed into the Glenelg River for environmental flows.

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RIPPLE CREEK DIVERSION DRAIN CLIENT:

QLD Sugar Industry Infrastructure Program

ASSET OWNER:

QLD Sugar Industry, QLD

VALUE:

$2M

PROJECT SUMMARY: This flood diversion structure was required to protect plantations and houses within the sugar industry region. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

An aluminium LayFlat gate was supplied complete with a SCADA operated system for remote control and monitoring.

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NORTH HEAD SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT (STP) CLIENT:

PARR Alliance

ASSET OWNER:

Sydney Water, NSW

VALUE:

$150M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The North Head STP is the fourth largest sewage treatment plant in Australia. Upgrade works will ensure improved plant performance and reliability. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Over 50 control gates were designed, manufactured and installed for the Sydney plant. Industry first specifications required the research and development of new design options. Investigations were required both on and off site in an effort to meet the challenging design criteria.

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PHEASANTS NEST WEIR AND BOUGHTON’S PASS CLIENT:

Christie Civil

ASSET OWNER:

Sydney Catchment Authority (SCA), NSW

VALUE:

$2M

PROJECT SUMMARY: Pheasants Nest Weir and Broughton’s Pass are critical infrastructure in SCA’s Upper Nepean Water Harvesting System. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA partnered Christie Civil and the SCA on this environmental project incorporating flow management and fish passage works south west of Sydney. AWMA designed and supplied a range of hydraulically actuated stainless steel gates including a sidewinder, V-notch penstock, overshots, undershots and a downwards opening penstock 5.2m wide.

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EASTERN TREATMENT PLANT (ETP) CLIENT:

John Holland Group, Tenix Alliance, STaPS Alliance and the Eastern Tertiary Alliance

ASSET OWNER:

Melbourne Water, VIC

VALUE:

$1B

PROJECT SUMMARY: The Eastern Treatment Plant in Bangholme Victoria, treats about 40% of Melbourne’s water. The plant, which was built in 1975, is in the process of being transformed into one of the most sophisticated facilities of its kind in the world. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

Over the past five years AWMA have worked with contractors including the John Holland Group, Tenix Alliance, STaPS Alliance and the Eastern Tertiary Alliance on many staged upgrade programs to supply approximately 200 custom designed control structures. AWMA penstocks, segmented stopboards, stoplogs and specialised odour control gates all contribute to the operation of the ETP.

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COLLIGEN CREEK WEIR AND FISHWAY CLIENT:

Gleeson Excavations

ASSET OWNER:

State Water Corporation, NSW

VALUE:

$1M

PROJECT SUMMARY: State Water owns, maintains, manages and operates major infrastructure to deliver bulk water to approximately 6,300 licensed water users on NSW’s regulated rivers along with associated environmental flows. AWMA have partnered with State Water on the majority of their infrastructure projects over the past decade. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA partnered Gleesons Excavations to supply State Water with flow control structures for the Colligen Creek Weir and Fishway. Works included a LayFlat gate and undershots, to be operated via electric actuation systems. The LayFlat gate included an extra high headstock to accommodate flood conditions.

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NORTHERN SEWERAGE PROJECT (NSP) CLIENT:

John Holland Tunnelling

ASSET OWNER:

Melbourne Water (MW), VIC

VALUE:

$650M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The NSP will increase the capacity of the sewerage system for Melbourne’s growing northern suburbs and help protect local creeks by virtually eliminating sewage spills that can occur after heavy rain. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA’s unique capacity to deliver innovative designs using grade 2507 stainless steel resulted in a custom manufactured top sealing penstock for the NSP. The penstock is required to operate in an unventilated sewer main and will be subjected to a highly corrosive and aggressive environment. The on-seating design is required to seal against a 12m head pressure and operate under an electric actuation system.

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MACKAY WATER RECYCLING PROJECT CLIENT:

Tenix Alliance John Holland Joint Venture

ASSET OWNER:

Mackay Regional Council, QLD

VALUE:

$154M

PROJECT SUMMARY: The landmark Mackay Water Recycling Project has been recognised for its innovation, clinching the major award at the Infrastructure of Public Works Engineering Australia - Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA were engaged by the Tenix Alliance John Holland Joint Venture to custom design penstocks and stopboards that were industry firsts for operational safety and efficencies. Design features included unsupported spindles, full perimeter sealing and modular construction.

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SUNWATER INTERSAFE PROGRAM CLIENT:

SunWater

ASSET OWNER:

SunWater, QLD

VALUE:

$12M

PROJECT SUMMARY: This project demonstrates SunWater’s commitment to safety as they make a state-wide investment in their water supply schemes to protect staff and the general public. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA were responsible for the design, manufacture and installation of over 300 water control gates, walkways, hand rails, trash racks, safety screens and pit covers along approx 2000km of channel systems. AWMA’s open platform designs allow for easy conversion to automated channel control, if required at a later date.

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VICTORIAN DESALINATION PROJECT CLIENT:

Thiess Degrémont Joint Venture

ASSET OPERATOR:

AquaSure, VIC

VALUE:

$3.5B

PROJECT SUMMARY: Victoria’s new desalination plant will be capable of producing 150 billion litres of water per year, independent of rainfall. AWMA SCOPE OF WORKS:

AWMA were engaged by the Thiess Degrémont Joint Venture to design, manufacture, supply and commission over 100 flow control structures with associated lifting mechanisms and storage solutions. Installation of flow control structures was supervised by AWMA to ensure product integrity and effectiveness. Top sealing segmented stopboards isolating the main inlet tunnel are 4m wide x 8m high, designed to withstand over 11 tonne of head pressure.

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