Project

Malabar Systems Upgrade

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
Malabar Systems Upgrade

The project will will increase the capcity for wastewater treatment in line with service growth through the upgrading of three water resource recovery facilities and the construction of new pipeline.

The delivery of the project has been split into two packages:

Package one

  • Delivery of the Glenfield Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) Upgrade and the Liverpool WRRF Upgrade. These upgrades will be undertaken as a single alliance contract estimated to cost between $500 million and $1 billion.

Package two

  • Delivery of the Fairfield WRRF and the Liverpool-Ashfield Pipeline works. The project will be a fixed-pricecontract worth between $100 million and $200 million.

Key Dates

2025 Expected Construction Commencement

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Sydney Water
Related contracts:
Procurement Services
Successful Tenderer - Connell Griffin

Sector
Water & Sewerage
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Infrastructure agency resources
Sydney Water Major projects pipeline
Major Contract

Malabar Systems Upgrade - Stage A

PROJECT STATUS
Under Procurement
Malabar Systems Upgrade - Stage A

Stage A is the delivery of the Glenfield Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) Upgrade and the Liverpool WRRF Upgrade.

Key Dates

Jan 2024 RFT Open
Feb 2024 RFT Close

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Sydney Water
Procurement note:

These upgrades will be undertaken as a single alliance contract estimated to cost between $500 million and $1 billion.

PROJECT HISTORY

Nov 2023 Sydney Water released an Advanced Notice of Procurement Memorandum.
Jan 2024 Sydney Water opened a Request for Tender for the Program Alliance.
Sector
Water & Sewerage
Procurement approach
Alliance |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Major Contract

Malabar Systems Upgrade - Stage B

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Malabar Systems Upgrade - Stage B

Stage B is the delivery of the Fairfield WRRF and the Liverpool-Ashfield Pipeline works.

The Project includes: 

  • upgrading the Fairfield WRRF to meet Environment Protection Licences compliance by reducing odour and frequency of wet weather overflow,
  • installing new screens and grit dewatering equipment, including spill sump tanks and associated pipework at the Fairfield WRRF,
  • replacing or upgrading equipment, electrical switchboards and transformers at the Fairfield WRRF,
  • civil structural works for new equipment fit-out and new water pipework,
  • civil roadworks for widening an approximately 80m road at the Fairfield site,
  • installing new odour control units, including concrete base slabs, support structures for ducting, access platforms and electrical supply,
  • refurbishing or replacing the existing SPS1151 pumps at Fairfield to allow flow diversion from the NGRS to the LAP and improve productivity in the NGRS desilting and rehabilitation program,
  • installing new odour control units, including concrete base slabs, support structures for ducting, access platforms and electrical supply, 
  • concrete rehabilitation and recoating works for the balance tank at the Fairfield site, and 
  • construction of a new DN600 pipe connected to the LAP at Sherwin Park with the alignment via the Fairfield WRRF, then into the local road network and connecting into the AquaNet Recycled Water Plant. 

Key Dates

Sep 2023 ROIs Open
Oct 2023 ROIs Close

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Sydney Water
Procurement note:

The project will be a fixed-priced contract worth between $100 million and $200 million.

PROJECT HISTORY

Sep 2023 Sydney Water released an Advanced Notice of Procurement Memorandum.
Sector
Waste & Recycling
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Tender notices
26/09/2023 ROI