PROJECT INFO

Client: City of Greater Geelong

Project Design:  Mexted Rimmer Landscape Architects & Phipps Consulting

Contract Sum:  $1.4M

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Wandana Gully and Cholet Court Reserve Phase 1 & 2 HIGHTON

Wandana Gully is a drainage reserve in the Geelong suburb of Highton. The gully has suffered significant erosion causing a build up of sediment downstream. Entracon has implemented Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the council’s improvement plan to create a community space within the gully that links walking trails, and preserves and enhances the gully environment, whilst protecting the Barwon River from the impacts of urban stormwater run off.

WORKS

  • Installation of drainage outfall pipes including a Gross Pollution Trap (GPT), junction pit and endwall.
  • Construction of pedestrian footpath
  • Planting of 52,000 shrubs, groundcovers and trees
  • Installation of Geocell and jute matting
  • Installation of bollard fence and rabbit proof fence

KEY ASPECTS

  • Environmentally exposed area
  • Live stormwater outlet
  • Management of live stormwater flows during construction
  • Installation of large size concrete pipe and GPT
  • Working with steep graded batters

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