800 Banksia Grove homes connected to new water main


A new water main in Banksia Grove. Picture: Martin Kennealey
A new water main in Banksia Grove. Picture: Martin Kennealey

COMPLETION of a $1.7 million project has seen 800 Banksia Grove homes connected to a new water main.

Water Corporation started construction on the 1.3km water main in May, which runs from the intersection of Dainty Lane and Woolly Road south to Brunswick Circuit and Celadon Loop.

Water Minister Dave Kelly thanked residents for their patience while the work was done in stages using trenchless technology, which meant it could tunnel under the intersection instead of digging up the road.

“The new water main caters for an estimated additional 800 homes in Banksia Grove within the City of Wanneroo, as the population in this area continues to grow,” he said.

West Swan MLA Rita Saffioti said the upgrade would benefit Banksia Grove residents and lay the foundation for future growth.

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