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Email Link   Uki Wastewater Treatment Plant

At a Glance

Location:Smiths Creek Road, Uki
Capacity:800 people or 190 kL/day
Treatment: A continuous activated sludge process
Discharge Point:100% of dry weather flows will be reused on site to irrigate Koala food trees grown for the Currumbin Sanctuary.
Construction:t was completed in 2003 and the cost of the plant and reticulation was $3.5 million. Half of this was funded by the State Government, with the other half from Council and a local contribution of $3000 per residence

Treatment

Sewage is delivered to the plant by a combined conventional gravity sewage reticulation system and low-pressure sewage pump system installed around the village area.

The plant contains inlet works and two in-ground compartmentalised tanks. The tanks contain a balance compartment, two anoxic compartments, four aeration compartments, a clarification compartment and a sludge compartment

Alum is used to assist phosphorous removal.

Treated effluent is stored in an irrigation dam and is chlorinated before reuse.

Environmental Licencing and Monitoring

For details regarding the Environmental Protection Licence and Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Pollution Monitoring, see Environmental Monitoring.
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