Storm Water Harvesting

Storm Water Harvesting - Brisbane

Client: Brisbane City Council
Main Con : Project Irrigation Pty. Ltd.
Pump Capacity: 8 – 14 l/s

6 different projects were undertaken to harvest stormwater from each site and store for irrigation use. Storage was both above and below ground for the pumping systems varied from submersibles in wet wells to multistage pump sets.

Samford Sports Facility

Samford Sports Facility

Samford Sports Facility - Queensland

Client: Morton Bay Regional Council
Main Con: Naric Civil
Size: 3 Ha

A sustainable irrigation system was installed on a newly built sand profile sports field. The irrigation system included stormwater harvesting plus water transfer from a dam.

 

Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Client: Brisbane City Council
Main Con: Water Equipment Technology
Size: 1.5ha

The Brisbane City Botanical gardens Is located within the CBD in down town Brisbane. A popular area with families feed ducks and relaxing within the heritage gardens.
Duck pond and fountain
Mt Coo-tha Botanic Gardens

Mt Coo-tha Botanic Gardens

Mt Coo-tha Botanic Gardens - Brisbane

Client: Brisbane City Council
Size: 110 Ha

A sustainable water strategy with carried out on this site. This report was to ascertain the water harvesting capability based on catchment area and rainfall, the size of storage required for a sustainable water supply. The calculated storage is 65mL within 3 catchments. A 250mm transfer system complete with pumps is required to move water between storage locations

Mt Coo-tha arial image
Mt Coo-tha site plan
Ipswich Golf Club

Ipswich Golf Club

Ipswich Golf & Country Club - Brisbane

Client: Ipswich Golf & Country Club
Main Con: Road Con

The Ipswich golf course was rebuilt with 9 holes relocated on a neighbouring parcel of land. All 18 holes has a new irrigation system installed complete with pumps, mains, central computer software & sprinklers

Eagle Farm Race Track

Eagle Farm Race Track

Eagle Farm Race Track - Brisbane

Client: Brisbane Turf Club
Main Con: Evergreen Turf

Evergreen constructed a 27m wide track proper and a 10m wide “A” grass track. Toro valve in heads sprinklers we selected and controller by a Rain Bird Site Control central computer system. Submersible pumps suspended under floats supply the water for a large dam.
ANZ Stadium NSW

ANZ Stadium NSW

ANZ Stadium - Homebush NSW

Client: ANZ Stadium

The existing irrigation and pumping systems were upgraded to individual head control. The new system is Rain Bird 8005 sprinklers with a 25mm solenoid valve under each head and controlled by Rain Bird’s CITE CONTROL central computerised control system. The pump system is a pressure controlled CALPEDA pumping system with VFD drives.

Stocklands North Lakes

Stocklands North Lakes

Stocklands - North Lakes

Client: Stockland
Main Con: Civil Contractors
Size: 54Ha

Northlakes is one of the largest residential estates in south east queensland incorporating detailed landscapes for streetscapes, local parklands, sporting fields, educational precincts and commercial estates.

This project has been ongoing for the past 10 years, WET has been extensively involved with master planning and detail designing of the irrigation for the entire development. Currently we are involved with the concept development of alternative water supply to the entire estate.

Stocklands development plan
Stocklands satellite image

The Stocklands project involves water harvesting, bore supplies, and recycled water use. The current irrigation system is controlled by a sophisticated computer controlled central system which operates over 1000 valves in the field.