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2010

Branxton Irrigation Water Scheme Kicks Off

Hunter Water initiated a recycled water project to deliver irrigation water to the Vintage Golf Club, Branxton Golf Club and farmers in the Cessnock area through a $48 million recycled water scheme under the Lower Hunter Recycled Water Initiative. This recycled water scheme involved a major upgrade of the Branxton Wastewater Treatment plants and installation of 10km of recycled water pipeline to provide a reliable water supply for irrigation. The upgrade of the plant saw the first use of Membrane Bio Reactor technology in the Hunter, providing a technologically advanced process that produces a very high quality of recycled water. This scheme allowed for up to 410 million litres of recycled water to be delivered to businesses each year.

Learn more about Branxton Irrigation Water Scheme.