Bid Status

M76 Pipeline RenewalQ02707$12MWorking
Mt Evelyn WTP (aka Silvan DRP)F10270$24M+Submitted
Hoppers Crossing Power Reliability System UpgradeQ03109$3MWon

Project Delivery Update

Holden Reservoir M486 Inlet Pipeline SP1 & SP2~ Q03295
  • Stage 1 certificate received 8 April.
Yan Yean WTP Upgrade~ Q04385
  • Delay tank structural modifications completed.
  • Installation of FSA waste tank infrastructure 50% complete.
  • Mechanical installation continue in TWPS, Hypo Building, Backwash PS and UV Building.
  • Electrical installation continue with chemical switchroom fitout, MCC switchroom and preparation for MDB installation.
  • Completed Phase 3 software Factory Acceptance Test.
  • Continue painting of Wastewater Equalisation Tank.
  • Demolition of existing south hypo building completed. Commenced installation of new site facilities.
Yan Yean Pump Station ~ Q05322
  • Day 1 readiness in progress.
  • New site facility installation 75% complete in preparation for relocation of site facilities.
  • Closeout of 30% design review comments (suction pipeline alignment, PFC location).
  • Procurement of pumps in progress.
  • Technical memo for pump selection completed. Procurement of pumps in progress.
  • RFQs obtained for electrical equipment. Assessment in progress.
Yan Yean Bald Hill Pipeline ~ Q05333
  • The project has onboarded a new junior project controller.
  • IFC drawings progressing, and the corrosion control design and construct package has been returned to review with Melbourne Water.
  • Commencing the development of welding procedures and QA documentation.
Winneke Main Sub Station Switchboard Replacement ~ D10103
  • Design
    • Full Design is completed.
  • Procurement
    • RMU package – RMU141 and RMU143 are delivered.
    • PLC package – delivered to site.
    • HV Cables – delivered to site.
    • FO Cables – delivered to site.
    • Construction.
  • Civil works – 100% completed
    • Electrical installation works complete.
    • In progress of protection relay settings update.
    • Completed earth grid testing at Winneke Mini Hydro.
    • Completion of PLC / SCADA Works.
    • To energise RMU 141 and 143 by end of the month.
  • Main Work Package
    • Stage 2 Completion achieved.
ETP HV-62A Switchboard & VH-LV Renewals ~ Y10307 (Q05103)
  • Design:
    • 62M in progress.
  • Procurement
    • 62M and 54M CEs procurement in progress.
  • Construction:
    • Completed install of rain hood on 62HA switchboard.
    • Completed set up for cable haul from 32H to 62HA. (300m HV cable haul through galleries).
    • Completed cutover of 415V power supply for new 62HA switch room.
    • Completed installation of new cable ladder in tunnel four.
    • SCADA point to point testing in 62HA.
    • Relay testing in 62HA.
    • All CEs approved by MW, total TCE 29.45M
ETP Recuperative Thickener ~ Q05772
  • Continue process commissioning. Reviewing sludge feed from digesters to confirm operating envelope of system.
  • Pan Pre-Thickening initial memo submitted.
  • Certificate of occupancy obtained 23 August.
ETP Waste Activated Sludge ~ Q05102
  • Complete pre-commissioning of DAF Tanks 8,11 and 12.
  • Commenced wet commissioning of DAF Tanks 11.
  • Completion of DAF Tanks 8, 11 and 12 on 4 August with removal of scissor lifts.
WTP Electrical Reliability Additional Works ~ F10133
  • Design
    • IFC – Design completed.
    • CE – The revised protection study completed.
  • Construction
    • Schneider LLI works scheduled for Jan 2022 finished. The last set of LLIs initially scheduled for October 2022.
    • ABB LLI works completed. 25W Blower Building SCADA works are in progress – 90% completed. The remaining works can’t be completed until a separate CE is approved by MW.
    • 160S relay upgrade works and LBS setting changes scheduled for Mid September.
  • Procurement
    • NTR

WTP 25W Lagoon Pond 1 HV and LV Renewals ~ F10461
  • Design
    • Civil Design – MLC/AIS foundation drawings being finalised.
    • MLCs – IFC drawings completed. Fabrication process has started.
    • Control Philosophy – Updated version issued for review.
    • RMU – IFC drawings issued for review.
  • Procurement
    • RMU – Ordered, delivery expected late-October.
    • RMU Control Panel – Contract executed; PO raised.
    • HV Kiosks – 30% design issued for review.
    • FO Cable – Delivered to Downer Dandenong Depot.
    • HV Cable – Delivered to Downer Dandenong Depot.
    • LV Cables – Delivered to Downer Dandenong Depot.
  • Construction
    • Civil works progressing (construction zone 7 and 8). Zone 1-6 works completed.
    • Commissioning Plan – Issued for review.
Gardiners Creek Sewer Rehabilitation ~ Y10248
  • Completed a big week with a further 3 liners installed utilising a crew from ACI in Sydney
  • Substation liner now installed, and Monash being installed on weekend of the 6 August.
  • The project now has 2 CIPP liners to install and 7 spiral liners.

Maribyrnong Main Sewer Augmentation ~ P31258
  • Shaft now down 16m and challenge to maximise blast depth whilst trying to maintain the vibration levels withing the allowable limits. Six day working week now in place.
  • Bridge design progressing to allow first pricing of ancillary concrete retaining wall works, but CHMP delays now moving to critical path.

Interlocking Safety Upgrades for HV Water Sites ~ Y10260
  • Completed Interlocking works at Silvan Mini Hydro, Thomson Hydro and Preston Hydro. Melbourne Water Operators were trained on the new key interlocking changes.
  • Silvan Mini Hydro rectification works were complete. Based on the report from site, there is no evidence of any contributing factors on the switchgear which has led to the damage caused. It appears to be operator error due to the operating handle not being fully inserted correctly before operating the switch. As per the report, the Operators onsite reinstating the Switch after the repairs, were taken through the operating process and the switch functioned as expected. Schneider Electric has rectified the issue with no additional cost to SFPJV or Melbourne Water
  • Re-submitted apps for Cardinia- Silvan pumping station. Works to commence on 5 September.
  • Upcoming Activities
    • Prepare for site work at Cardinia-Silvan pumping station on 5 September.
    • Prepare as-built drawing and documentation after construction completion. 
Hoppers Crossing Pump Station 66kV ~ F10428
  • 30% Design Package has been submitted to MW
  • Tender packages currently out for pricing:
    • Disconnect Circuit Breakers
    • Earth Switches
    • Protection Panels
  • Review workshop to be held in September
  • Remaining tender packages to be issued to market for pricing:
    • 120VDC System
    • Condition Monitoring System
    • HV Cable
    • 24VDC Battery System
  • Power Reliability (Q03109) – Functional requirements have now been settled. Pricing for an Early Works scope (load studies & tender specs) has been resubmitted to MW for approval.