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Our major infrastructure and environmental projects

Dungog WWTW upgrade

The Dungog WWTW upgrade is a significant investment in the Dungog area and will enable future population growth and have positive impacts on the environment.

Tanilba Bay WWTW upgrade

We are upgrading the Wastewater Treatment Works to improve the performance of the plant and meet the projected population growth for the area between now and 2040.

Thornton North recycled water pipeline

Recycled water will soon be supplied to residents in Thornton North with recycled water (purple) meters. This project is an extension of the scheme which provides recycled water to approximately 1,000 customers in Chisholm and Gillieston Heights.

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Drought response desalination

We are seeking planning approval for the possible construction of a drought response desalination plant at Belmont. This is our insurance policy in case of unprecedented drought conditions.

Hunter River Estuary

We are developing a Hunter River Estuary Wastewater Masterplan to guide how wastewater from five wastewater treatment works is managed over the next 30 years.

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