Coliban Regional Rural Modernisation
The project would aim to upgrade 282km of open channel with pipeline to improve efficiency and reduce water losses.
The project aims replace approximately 282km of open channels with pipeline, providing a reliable and secure water source to Coliban region. The project will increase availability of water through water recovery from replacing leaky channels with pipelines and more efficient delivery mechanisms.
The preliminary business case will:
- review current supply arrangements
- quantify water losses; and
- directly engage with customers to determine future service and infrastructure needs of the rural system.
The project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($0.4 million) and other partners ($0.2 million).
Australian Government funding is provided through National Water Grid Fund.
The project is currently in the planning stage with the business case expected be completed late 2022.