A Great Southern Press Site
Advertisement
Username:   Password: Forgot Password?

« Back to Resource Centre

Jump To:

Water pipelines


With many of Australia’s regional areas being prone to drought, pipelines have become crucial to securing water supply to meet future needs and for times of emergency. State governments and councils are constantly working to plan and develop water infrastructure to transport the resource to areas in need, with many initiatives and programs available to providing funding for water pipeline projects.

Pipelines are a preferred option to open channel carrier networks because they provide more efficient water delivery, reduce water loss and are not as susceptible to pollution. Compared with oil and gas transmission pipelines, water pipelines generally have a larger diameter, sometimes in excess of 1 m. Pipe for water pipelines is also usually made from different materials such as mild steel, ductile iron or PVC, and are often coated with cement.

Water pipelines typically connect a reservoir or dam to a water treatment plant, and require pump stations – as opposed to compressor stations – to maintain pressure and transport the water.
More Less

Latest News

Sulzer Pumps wins Ichthys contract

Sulzer Pumps will supply 69 pumps to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for installation on the new floating production storage and offloading vessel for the INPEX’s Ichthys LNG Project in the Browse Basin, offshore Western Australia.
 
Macquarie water pipeline receives PAC approval

The New South Wales Planning Assessment Commiss...

New data released for proposed Macquarie Pipeline

New South Wales’ Orange City Council resident...

More
 

Related Companies

Lucas Engineering & Construction Pty Ltd
Richlands, QLD, Australia
 
David Moss Group Pty Ltd
Neerabup, WA, Australia
 
Zinfra Group
Baulkham Hills , NSW, Australia
 
PIHA Pty Ltd
Applecross, WA, Australia
 
Mears Integrity Solutions
Arundel, QLD, Australia
 
More

Related Events

AGIT Gas Speak

The National Portrait Gallery, King Edwards Terrace, Parkes
 

APIA Melbourne Dinner

Hilton on The Park Melbourne
 
More

Basket is empty.
 

Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement

Advertisement