McLaren Vale Treated Water Storage


Estimated Cost:

Aerial view of water storage at McLaren Vale Treated Water Storage in South Australia
Estimated cost
$7.4 million

The project delivered a new 600ML water storage dam and connected the existing Quarry Road pump station to supply treated water in the McLaren Vale region.

The new facility supplies recycled waste water to support increased grape production in McLaren Vale and is improving the industry’s sustainability. It is enabling vineyard expansion, by around 500 hectares, and supporting an increase in the production of premium grapes and wine.

Who's involved

The $7.4 million project was jointly funded by the Australian Government ($2.5 million) and other partners ($4.9 million).

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding was provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

Construction was completed June 2020.