EcoProjects and Jumbunna Engineering recently delivered a program of works to improve the operation of the Upper Yarra Aqueduct downstream of Upper Yarra Reservoir. The project involved the fabrication and installation of fit for purpose steel handrail and walkways as well as drop-board structures. The works have resulted in improved safety and access for operators responsible for conducting maintenance in remote areas of the Upper Yarra Aqueduct.
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.