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Final Stages of Port Lincoln Sewerage Network Upgrades

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SA Water’s three-year program of sewerage network upgrades to support residential and industrial growth in Port Lincoln will progress to its final stages next month. 

Plans will see construction on a new anaerobic digester and associated infrastructure at its Billy Lights Point wastewater treatment plant.

The $18 million project will increase the plant's ability to accept waste produced by local industry, as well as reducing methane emissions and improving odour management.

SA Water General Manager Asset Operations and Delivery, Mark Gobbie said the wastewater treatment plant upgrade actively prepares the town’s sewerage network to support growth, particularly in the significant fishing and seafood industry.

Mark said. “We’ve worked closely with the local industry over the past few years to identify a sustainable solution, paving the way for continued expansion of Port Lincoln’s major economic