Murray Rise Lead


Construction of lead in watermain from Branxton town centre to new subdivision in Lower Belford.

Scope of work:

  • Clearing and earthworks
  • 3km of new watermain
  • Completion of five underbores through roads, culverts and creek
  • Reinstatement of pavements and driveways

Highlights and challenges:

  • 280m long underbore to a depth of 19m through rock under Black Creek
  • Construction of watermain undertaken alongside live traffic along New England Highway
  • Working alongside high pressure gas, optic fibre and directly under overhead powerlines