Location: Sydney Airport, Mascot
Engineer/Client: Sydney Airport Corporation
Contractor: EverStop Water Harvesting
Year of completion: 2019
The existing plane toilet waste dump site was being relocated to allow for the storage of airfreight pods in pallet racking in the same location.
The pump station needed to replicate the existing waste dump pump station in a new location. The site itself was adjacent the Cooks River on reclaimed swamp land. This meant that the pump station ballast would need to be suitable for constant wet hole conditions and a low quality of backfill. The installation also needed to be done in a short space of time to reduce the dewatering costs.
The location on site was compact and in constant use during the construction phase, this meant that having trucks and cranes on the site for long periods of time would have been problematic for site users. Being a secure site also made fewer truck entries preferable.
Mullaly supplied a Ø3.0 m x 5.0 m Deep Wet Well and Valve Pit Combo with two Ø100 mm discharge Homa Pumps.
The benefits of this solutions were: