Sewage pump station upgrade in Portsmith

  • Type of work: Sewerage Works
  • Suburb: Portsmith
  • Work period (anticipated): 25/10/2020 to 01/05/2021
  • Description: Relocation of sewage pump station in Buchan Street, Portsmith
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Odours; Property Access; Traffic Control
  • Location: Buchan St
  • Status: Open

As part of Council’s ongoing sewerage infrastructure maintenance program, an existing sewage pump station (SPS R19A) located on the north-eastern side of Buchan Street, Portsmith will be relocated to the southern side of Buchan Street. Works will commence in late October 2020 and are expected to be completed by end of April 2021, subject to favourable weather conditions.

Construction noise and some dust associated with the work may be experienced during working hours but will be kept to a minimum where possible. Traffic management will be in place where construction activities affect vehicle and/or pedestrian movements.

There should be no disruption to water or sewer services during this time.

Working hours will typically be between 7am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 7am to 4pm on Saturday. Any afterhours work being undertaken will be on an “as required” basis and nearby residents and/or businesses will be advised.

Should you require further information in regards to the above work please contact Cairns Regional Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 69 22 47.

This project is a joint initiative of Cairns Regional Council and the Queensland Government.

Last updated: 13 October 2020