Earlier this year our team delivered a major wetland construction project on behalf of Melton City Council in the Weir View neighbourhood. Melton is a growing suburb on Melbourne’s western fringe and the development of constructed wetlands in this area aims to improve water quality and reduce the impacts of development on local waterways. Working over a period of three months our team trimmed and reshaped existing bulk earthworks, rectified a sediment detention pond and completed rock work and lining of the wetlands. New drainage pipes were laid to manage water level and flows and a maintenance track was constructed …
Client: City of Marion Type: Lump sum, construct only Timing: Timing: June – July 2014 To address the impact of poor water quality and sediment transport to the receiving waters of Waterfall Creek a detailed Waterway Management plan has been developed. EcoProjects were engaged to construction 3 bioretention structures within the waterway which included importation of large quantities of clay fill to construct earthen walls, placement of rock armouring, construction of overflow pits and pipes, installation of bio filter sand and site revegetation.
Client: City of Onkaparinga Type: Waterway management Timing: March – May 2014 Thrushgrove Creek is a high value waterway that flows through suburban Adelaide. In recent years it has been heavily impacted by floods resulting in severe bed and bank erosion. EcoProjects were engage to address bed and bank instabilities which included construction of 3 large grade control structures, extensive bank armouring and construction of a mass gravity gabion wall.
Client: Wellington Shire Council Type: Waterway management Timing: February – March 2014 This project comprised of relining the invert in 40 metre long corrugated metal road culvert. The existing corrugated metal invert was highly corroded and deteriorated. The works included removal of the existing culvert invert and installing a reinforced concrete lining.