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Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade

The existing Bird in Hand Wastewater Treatment Plant (BiH WWTP) required upgrading as water quality sampling indicated that the discharged treated effluent contained high nutrient levels causing detrimental impact on the Dawseley Creek receiving environment. The scope of the plant upgrade consisted of a 4 stage Modified Ludzack-Ettinger (MLE) activated sludge treatment process in conjunction with clarifiers, disc filtration, UV disinfection, recycled water storage, recycled water pump station, on site irrigation infrastructure and off site recycled water mains.

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The project also included an anaerobic digester as a replacement for the originally proposed sludge lagoons. Nova Systems was engaged to project manage this upgrade and diligently monitored the project budget, scope and proactively engaged stakeholder management to minimise the risk inherent to the detail design and delivery activities. This approach was able to maintain the project budget and the integrity of construction of a fit for purpose asset for SA Water.

This project highlighted the importance of ensuring contractors and subcontractors are aware of wastewater treatment plant processes so that construction issues on interrelated processes can be better understood during construction.

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Bret Barton

Chief Executive - Asia Pacific

As the Chief Executive Nova Systems Asia-Pacific, Bret runs a division of Nova Group ...

As the Chief Executive Nova Systems Asia-Pacific, Bret runs a division of Nova Group which amalgamates our newer client sectors and locations with both established engineering professional services and emerging global technologies.

Bret is responsible for the growth and governance of a portfolio of progressive businesses and programs which include our:

  • Nova Singapore Business (Commercial and Defence services);
  • Nova New Zealand Business (Commercial and Defence services);
  • Australian Transport Program (rail and infrastructure, autonomous vehicles and ports); and
  • Australian Energy and Resources Program (oil, gas, mining, power, water and utilities).

Bret is a member of Nova’s Executive Leadership Team and has been a Manager within Nova for 12 years. Bret served 20 years in the Canadian Air Force and supported major test programs for the Canadian, United States and Australian Air Forces.

Bret holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Aeronautical Engineering and is an Engineering Executive with the Institute of Engineers Australia.

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Tim Anderson

Program Manager - Energy & Resources

Tim is responsible for program management of the Energy & Resources Program in the power, water, oil and gas ...

Tim is responsible for program management of the Energy & Resources Program in the power, water, oil and gas and mining sectors. In these sectors, Tim leads our client relationships, client solutions delivery,  client-led innovation and sector strategies. Tim has 30 years experience, working with clients in energy, resources, utilities and engineering sectors.

 

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Nick Kemp

Group Chief Strategy & Capability

Reporting to the Group CEO, Nick is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible ...

Reporting to the Group CEO, Nick is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for the leadership and management of Nova’s Strategy, Capability and Marketing functions.  In this capacity, Nick works across the Australia and New Zealand business and is responsible for implementing Nova’s global capability framework.  Nick is an accomplished business leader with over 30 years’ experience across the defence, rail, utilities, medical device and civil aerospace sectors.

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