Ardmore WTP Rapid Restart Project


Watercare Services Ltd

Client Project Manager

Melanie Crowe

Engineer to the Contract

Tim Munro

Engineer’s Representative

Geoff McKenzie

Design Engineer

Harrison Grierson


Construction of new overflow capabilities to allow offspec water to be quickly discharged to waste, and then return the plant to normal operation. This required a range of work to be undertaken:

  • CLS Pipelaying
  • Removal of a section of 1962OD CLS pipe and capping
  • Drainage up to 1800NB RCRRJ pipes
  • Pipe Jacking using TBM, 1050NB
  • Large shafts up to 8m deep
  • Insitu Concrete structures up to 6m deep
  • Pneumatic actuated penstocks up to 2.5m x 2.0m
  • Electrical instrumentation and controls
  • Air system upgrade
  • Supply of three custom built 3000l air receivers


  • earthworks
  • drainage
  • open trenching
  • large diameter CLS pipelines
  • microtunnelled 1050NB pipes
  • manhole construction
  • mechanical and electrical works
  • deep shafts,
  • mechanical works