Project

Warkworth Wastewater Scheme

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Warkworth Wastewater Scheme

The Warkworth and Snells-Algies wastewater infrastructure project involves:

  • construction of a new wastewater treatment plant at Snells Beach 
  • upgrading the ocean outfall which will discharge treated wastewater approximately 600 metres off the coast, to the south of Martins Bay into the Hauraki Channel, and 
  • a new pipeline, along with new pump stations to take wastewater from Warkworth to Snells Beach to increase the capacity of the wastewater network. 

This project will be completed in stages over five to six years. The first stage of the project comprises the Snells-Algies wastewater pipe and outfall construction, comprising 6.5 kilometres of wastewater pipe.

Key Dates

Sep 2019 Construction Commencement: Snells-Algies wastewater outfall
Mar 2021 Construction completion: Snells-Algies wastewater outfall
Sep 2021 Expected Construction Commencement: Pump Station
Nov 2021 Expected Construction Commencement: Transfer Pipeline
Nov 2021 Expected Construction Commencement: Wastewater Treatment Plant
Jul 2022 Expected Construction Commencement: Servicing Pipeline
2024 Expected Construction Completion

Procurement

Successful Tenderer: Stage One - McConnell Dowell

PROJECT HISTORY

Apr 2019 Watercare awarded the Design and Construction contract for Stage One of the project to McConnell Dowell.
Sep 2019 McConnell Dowell commenced construction on the Stage One of the project, the Snells-Algies Outfall Pipeline.
Mar 2021 McConnell Dowell completed construction on the Stage One of the project, the Snells-Algies Outfall Pipeline.
Estimated Total Cost
(2018)
Sector
Water & Sewerage
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New Zealand |
Resources
Media releases
2020/07
2019/04