$11 Million Boost For Stormwater And Wastewater Infrastructure

More than $11 million will be invested in the Baulkham Hills electorate for wastewater and stormwater infrastructure during 2014-15 following the release of the NSW State Budget.

“The $11 million investment will provide an upgrade of the Kellyville Wastewater treatment project, stormwater asset renewals as well as projects catering for the urban growth in the local area,” Baulkham Hills MP David Elliott said.

“Sydney Water has invested more than $14 million in Sydney Water’s infrastructure network in the Baulkham Hills electorate since March 2011.

“This investment highlights Sydney Water’s commitment to providing high quality and reliable services to the people of Baulkham Hills.”

A total of $700 million was included in the NSW budget for water and wastewater infrastructure to enable Sydney Water to expand, maintain, renew and upgrade its network which includes 45,000 kilometres of water and wastewater pipes, more than 800 pumping stations, 252 reservoirs, and 38 treatment and recycling plants across the entire network Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra.

Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries said the funding will help deliver reliable, affordable, sustainable water supplies and sewerage systems to communities in the Baulkham Hills electorate.