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Murray Irrigation PIIOP 2 - Syphon Package

Murray Irrigation LImited

Ertech was awarded a construction package for the 2017 Winter Works (final year) consisting of 34 Syphon, Outlet and Regulator replacements

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Fast Facts

Location: Various sites, NSW

Start: May 2017

Completion: October 2017

SCOPE

The PIIOP Round 2 project received approval for funding of $169.2 million from the Australian Government’s Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program (PIIOP) in NSW. This project is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to modernise irrigation infrastructure and supply system for the benefit of all their irrigation customers and to provide improved water efficiency and productivity for their customers’ farm businesses.

Ertech was awarded a construction package for the 2017 Winter Works (final year) consisting of 34 Syphon, Outlet and Regulator replacements.

Construction during the 2017 non-irrigation season included:

  • 26 Syphon Installations (including dethridge meter emplacement rationalisation) – metered and non-metered
  • 2 Regulator offtake installations
  • 6 Outlet replacement/upgrades (including dethridge meter emplacement rationalisations

Site works consist of rationalisation of old assets, importation of select clay, trenching, precast pit and pipe installation, backfill and compaction, fitment of mechanical components and installation of elementary components.