IMAS Taroona

LocationTaroona, Tasmania

Project Description

When Hutchinson Builders successfully won the contract for building the new Experimental Aquaculture facility for the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, Netco Pumps were asked to design and build the systems for treating the raw seawater as well as treating the effluent from the facility holding tanks.

The raw seawater treatment involved holding tanks, various seawater pumps, staged filtration, specialty UV treatment, piping and valves.

The effluent treatment system comprised of tanks, pumps, piping, valving, Baleen filter screen, ozone sterilisation system, UV units, compressed air system and some dewatering geobags housed in non-corrosive skip bins.

The project included a wide range of pumps including cast resin centrifugal pumps, titanium multistage pumps, peristaltic pumps, dosing pumps and even some seawater resistant submersible pumps.