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Reject YVW Sewage Plant Proposed for Tram Road Reserve: Respond to Council Planning Offier’s Reply

Another well researched article from Ming, It’s amazing how many flaws there are in the justification of the Tram Road sewer plant… This email was addressed to the council officers;  Natasha Swan ( Manager Statutory Planning Dept, )  and Leigh Harrison ( Acting CEO.) They are the officers in control of the proposal review report,  […]

How safe – sewage spills twice this year

This submission shows just how “safe” rather risky a sewage plant is, even when it meets all the guidelines, and scores 97% on it’s compliance audits… Would you feel safe  having one 25 meters from your home, as proposed in Doncaster ?

EPA Clarification – No support given for sewage plant

Long Trail of events below, but the Crux is that the Manningham Councilors are being asked to vote on the Proposed Sewage treatment Plant: 1. Two days BEFORE the EPA submit thier report to Council. 2. The Councilors & Public have been told the EPA previously Endorsed the plan – which is now confirmed as […]

Project to make Doncaster Hill water-friendly

More on Councils’ earlier plans for treatment plants in Doncaster. Attached Interesting article in leader 5/8/10 Manningham planning and environment director Paul Molan said the golf club was the most logical location for the system. “Development at the Eastern Golf Course is expected to create significant additional demand for water, and this provides additional opportunities […]

Urgent Questions – Tram Road Reserve Sewerage Treatment – Council Minutes 27 July 2010

This from Steve O’Brien,  regardless of how you think the Golf course will be developed, it does beg the questions; How many plans for a sewage treatment plant have be made,  what deals have been struck, and why is the current location the only one being considered? It has been stated that the decision is […]

Sewage Time is Tight

There’s a lot of debate going around on the Doncaster Sewage plant  right now, here’s a quick update from Fiona. One crazy thing is the Manningham council are proposing to vote on it days BEFORE the EPA report is available… stay tuned.. I have been informed by Manningham Planning Officers that their report will be […]

Whose job is it to identify major building code failures?

Does it sound wrong to you that professional architects could design a 17 storey building, have it  reviewed by Manningham Councils’ Planning Dept,  and none of them pick up that there needs to be two or three fire escapes to meet the building regs, when there was only one ? An how the one fire […]

recycled water uses regs & sustainability.

This Plumbers Industry Association document advises how the Grey  / recycled water must be handled, such as that coming from the proposed Doncaster recycle plant. ( Class A recycled water as shown in the table below.)   It is important to notice the irelevence of such a small plant when there are so many big […]

Water Need, Costs, Alternatives.

Just how important will the water contribution of the proposed Doncaster sewage treatment plant be?       Less than 0.1% of the Desal Plant… And at what cost? It has been superceded by the Desal, & you are already paying for that. Three details worthy of note below: EPA residential Buffer zones around this site are 200m […]

EPA guidelines say Don’t

Further confirmation that the Doncaster Sewer plant is proposed in the wrong place… this was sent in by Stephen. Reading Yarra Valleys Waters application to the EPA (dated May 2012) seeking approval for the Doncaster Hill Treatment Plant, raises more questions, than answers. Buffer zones are designed to protect inappropriate land uses from colliding. Nothing […]