Southern Suburbs Rising Main Project

Investment$54 million total investment, $20 million for stage three ($13m in 2021/22 and $7m in 2022/23)
Jobs100 for stage one, 100 for stage two, 20-30 for stage three
Goal 4. A sustainable destination that embraces and participates in the arts, sports and events and recreational activities.
Strategic PurposeEnhance wastewater management and cater for future growth in Townsville’s southern suburbs in and around Wulguru by increasing system capacity.

Project Overview

The Southern Suburbs Rising Main will relieve pressure on the sewerage network and cater for future growth in the area.

This project was completed in March 2023, with a total investment of around $54 million.

The $10.4 million tender to construct the Wulguru gravity sewer and rising main was awarded to Newlands Civil Construction. A separate $5.3 million tender for the construction of the pump station was awarded to CivilPlus Constructions.

This project received $5 million in funding from the Queensland Government through its Building Our Regions program.