GSP-WW-03: Energy Use Protocols – Electricity consumption

Project title: Energy Use Protocols – Electricity consumption

Project aim: To develop on-going protocols for WWTP operations, with specific attention to energy usage and optimization.

Industry partnerWestern Water

Western Water provides water, sewerage and recycled water services to 61,000 properties with a population of 162,000 across a region of 3,000 square kilometres to the north-west of Melbourne. Since the authority’s establishment 20 years ago, Western Water has seen its service population more than double. This strong growth rate is projected to continue as suburbs around Melton and Sunbury develop over the coming decade. Nearly all towns in the service area now have a secure water supply through provision of alternate supplies to local water. These include interconnection to adjoining supply systems as well as access to Melbourne water.

water reservoir

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