Connecting to sewerage schemes in Portland


West Portland Sewerage Scheme

Construction of the West Portland Sewerage Scheme (“the Scheme”) is complete and, effective from 12 December 2014, customers can now commence the process to have their property connected to Wannon Water’s sewerage system.  Customers are required to connect by 12 December 2015.

Customers are required to ensure that their plumber submits the following document when making application to connect:

  • An Application to Connect form, which is required to be submitted by your plumber and then approved by Wannon Water prior to undertaking any work to connect the property to the connection point provided. Please note that all works are required to be undertaken by a licensed plumber.  Please ensure that your plumber is aware of the minimum essential works required to be undertaken, including decommissioning of your septic tank, as set out in the property report provided to customers in November 2012 following the property inspections organised by Wannon Water.

Please refer to the notice provided to you on 12 December 2014 for further details on the following:

  • Refund of sewer connection fee;
  • Scheme contribution invoice; and
  • Hardship assistance.

If you require further information, please contact Wannon Water on 1300 926 666 Monday to Friday between 8:15am and 5:00pm.

Property Reinstatement – West Portland

Wannon Water is committed to reinstating properties in West Portland.

There are some property reinstatement works still to be completed by the contractor. Wannon Water’s Senior Assets Contracts Engineer, Simon Perrin, will coordinate the remaining reinstatement works. If you’re dissatisfied with the quality of reinstatement works at your property and have not yet spoken to Simon, please call him directly on 5565 6740.

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Dutton Way

Construction of the Dutton Way Sewerage Scheme (“the Scheme”) is complete and customers can commence the process to have their property connected to Wannon Water’s sewerage system at the boundary valve kit.  Customers are required to connect by 24 March 2015.

Customers are required to ensure that their plumber submits the following documents when making application to connect:

  • An Application to Connect form, which is required to be submitted by your plumber and then approved by Wannon Water prior to undertaking any work to connect the property to the boundary valve kit. Please note that all works are required to be undertaken by a licensed plumber.  Please ensure that your plumber is aware of the minimum essential works required to be undertaken, including decommissioning of your septic tank, as set out in the property report provided to customers in November 2012 following the property inspections organised by Wannon Water.
  • Customer Agreement – Dutton Way Sewerage System.   This Agreement sets out the rights and responsibilities of property owners and Wannon Water and is required to be signed by the property owner(s) and submitted with your Application to Connect.  The Agreement refers to the Dutton Way Sewerage System Home Owners’ Manual.

Please refer to the Dutton Way Sewerage Scheme Information Sheet for further details on the following:

  • Refund of sewer connection fee;
  • Grinder pumps, including the competitive price achieved from Mono Pumps (Australia) Pty Ltd for the InviziQTM pressure sewer system.  Customers electing to install the InviziQTM pressure sewer system are required to have it installed by a Certified Plumber;
  • Maintenance responsibilities; and
  • Hardship assistance.

If you require further information, please contact Wannon Water on 1300 926 666 Monday to Friday between 8.15am and 5.00pm.

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