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South Gippsland Water Baxter Beach Outfall installation

Duties:

  • Survey existing damaged outfall.
  • With consultation with South Gippsland Water develop alternative offshore discharge pipeline taking into account the shallow water and rough sea conditions.
  • Installation of pipe section using flotation devises and hauling offshore.
  • Sinking and joining new pipeline to old pipe work at beach low water point.

Photos:

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Baxter beach outfall installation.

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200mm dia HDPE pipe encased in 230 ID Cast Iron Articulated pipe.

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Diver attaching flotation to pulling head for floating into position through reef.

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50m HDPE pipe in position and diver removing flotation

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Offshore SS discharge point (Duckbill to be installed)

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Articulated covered pipe was easily profiled through rocky reef

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Pipe section quickly self buried through sand with wave action.

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Cast iron pipe SS adaptor to 450 supply flange.