Rosebery Water and Sewerage Upgrades

TasWater has completed a major upgrade to water and sewerage services in Rosebery. The $17 million project has delivered Rosebery both water and sewage services that meet national guidelines, and give the community safe and secure services.

Sewerage Project

The $10.5 million sewerage project included construction of a 2.5 km pipeline, a new pump station at Park Road and the upgrade of existing sewage pump stations.

The completion of the sewerage project in November 2015 ensures sewage is treated adequately, allowing us to meet our environmental and community obligations.

Water Project

The upgrades for the Rosebery water system included the new water treatment plant, pump stations, pipelines and storage tanks. A new building houses Rosebery’s new plant and there are two new high quality tanks to store both raw water and the treated water. Additionally, water will be stored in the existing Mt Black reservoir which has been cleaned and roofed.

TasWater has completed a major upgrade to water and sewerage services in Rosebery. The $17 million project has delivered Rosebery both water and sewage services that meet national guidelines, and give the community safe and secure services.

Sewerage Project

The $10.5 million sewerage project included construction of a 2.5 km pipeline, a new pump station at Park Road and the upgrade of existing sewage pump stations.

The completion of the sewerage project in November 2015 ensures sewage is treated adequately, allowing us to meet our environmental and community obligations.

Water Project

The upgrades for the Rosebery water system included the new water treatment plant, pump stations, pipelines and storage tanks. A new building houses Rosebery’s new plant and there are two new high quality tanks to store both raw water and the treated water. Additionally, water will be stored in the existing Mt Black reservoir which has been cleaned and roofed.

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  • As an Australian citizen thinking of moving to Tasmania, i have been astounded to read what has been going on in this area of Tasmania. From the many many articles i have read speaking about the contamination in the water... and this website state there is no lead in the raw water coming from the river? I understand fully why there is such an abundance of property on the market from this area. When will the water processing plant be finished? and how can it be guaranteed that the water will be drinkable and healthy, when you currently do not have the correct information on your website?

    worried asked over 2 years ago

    The new water treatment plant (WTP) will have the ability to treat the source water and supply Rosebery with water that complies with Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG). We are also ensuring that we continue with regular scouring of the water supply network to remove any contaminants that may have collected in the pipes over time.

    Testing of the water in the Stitt River and Mountain Creek has indicated there is no heavy metal contamination in the raw water supply. Tests are taken at six locations in the system on a weekly basis. The current water sample tests comply with ADWG and, should any deviation occur outside of the requirements of the Regulator, the Department of Public Health is notified as required by law. They will then advise TasWater of the required actions and public notifications as has been the case in the past.

    The Rosebery water upgrade project, including the new water treatment plant, pump stations, pipelines and storage tanks, is scheduled to be completed by the end of February 2017.

    This will allow Rosebery to have reticulated drinking water which will comply with Australian and Tasmanian Drinking Water Guidelines.