Project Type: Water - Trenchless technology
Client: Water Corporation WA
Value: AU$650 Million
Status: Completed (Stages One and Two)
Lucas, as part of the Southern Seawater Alliance, was awarded the contract to design, construct and operate the desalination plant at Binningup, WA.The plant has an annual capacity of 100 billion litres of water, sufficient to supply 50% of Perth’s drinking water. The desalination plant won the Global Desalination Plant of the Year Award in 2012.
Lucas was the contractor for the project and undertook the civil, building, pipeline and marine works. The project was named 2011 Project of the Year by the Australian Institute of Project Management.Lucas is contracted to provide ongoing maintenance of the facility for the next 25 years.
Partners: Técnicas Reunidas, Valoriza Agua and Worley Parsons