Stormwater Harvesting – Geelong's Plan
About the project:
Project location: Geelong, Victoria
Funding recipients: City of Greater Geelong
Total Australian Government funding: $2,625,000 (GST exclusive)
Total project value: $5,300,000
Water savings: up to 240 ML/yr
The project involves four stormwater harvesting and reuse sub-projects across various locations in the City of Greater Geelong. It has the potential to offset up to 240 megalitres per year (ML/yr) of potable water for irrigating sports fields, parks and the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
- Harvest and reuse approximately 240 ML/yr of stormwater and offset the same volume of potable water around the City of Greater Geelong.
- Reduce the impact of urban stormwater runoff on water quality in receiving waters.
- Improve landscape, amenity and sports ground safety around the City of Greater Geelong.
All sub-projects have been completed: Grinter Reserve; Kardinia Park; Eastern Park; and Weddell Road.
Details of the City of Greater Geelong Stormwater Harvesting – Geelong's Plan Eastern Park sub-project is available from the City of Geelong website