Wappa Dam New Winch and Trash Screens Installation

Principal:

SEQ Water

Location:

Overview of Project:

The Wappa Dam is a mass concrete gravity arch dam with earth-fill abutments and an un-gated spillway across the South Maroochy River that is located in the South East region of Queensland, Australia. The main purpose of the dam is for supply of potable water for the Sunshine Coast region.

Scope of Works:

Supply, installation and commissioning of an electric chain hoist and all lifting accessories at Wappa Dam.  Installation of new trash screens and guide rails and operator training on the new winch and trash screen system.  The winch, trash screen and guide rails specs were reviewed, and it was discovered that modifications were required to the original prototype design to suit the application and operator requirements.

In conjunction with Abyss Diving the winch and trash screens were installed.

In conjunction with SEQ Water the work was commissioned

Conclusion/Outcome:

The project was completed on time and on budget.  SEQ Water were happy with the works undertaken.

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