Waste Water (Sewage) Treatment Plants

Treatment Plants

Council operates two licenced Waste Water treatment plants with certificates of registration as required under section 73F of the Environmental Protection Act 1994.  One plant services the Ayr/Brandon residential area and one services the Home Hill residential area.  Both are conventional trickling filter plants.

The Ayr/Brandon treatment plant has a design capacity of 14,000 EP (equivalent persons) with a design ADWF (Average dry weather flow) of approximately 40 litres per second or 3.5ML/day with BOD5 not to exceed 20 mg/L and non-filterable residue not to exceed 30 mg/L.

The Home Hill treatment plant has a design capacity of 4,800 EP (equivalent persons) with a design ADWF (Average dry weather flow) of approximately 14 litres per second or 1.2ML/day with BOD5 not to exceed 20 mg/L and non-filterable residue not to exceed 30 mg/L.

Section of Home Hill Treatment Plant
Section of Home Hill Treatment Plant

 

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