Kembla Introduces Spiral

Chris Meredith
Principal and Owner Kembla Watertech

Trenchless Australasia – Apr 2013

Giving flooding the slip

Protecting the integrity of public assets is second nature for Kembla Watertech, yet the task to renew a major stormwater pipeline running through Biggera Creek Flood Detention Basin on the Gold Coast was a first for Kembla’s experienced spiral wound lining team.

Kembla Watertech Project Manager Blaine Richards explains “The 1,200 mm diameter stormwater pipe runs through an important flood retention structure that protects hundreds of houses in the suburbs below, so ensuring the structural integrity of the pipe and of the dam wall was a major factor during the project planning and construction phase.

“By rehabilitating the asset now, even though it only had minor issues, it means that the asset, the community, and properties are fully protected from any threat of flooding.”

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