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.

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