F10148 - Mordialloc SPS Air Treatment Facility - Aqua Metro Pty Ltd
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F10148 – Mordialloc SPS Air Treatment Facility

Mordialloc SPS Air Treatment Facility


Melbourne Water


Sewer Pumping Station, Corner Bear & Chute Streets, Mordialloc

Key Sector


Contract Type

Design & Construction


12 months

Key Facts

  • The new ATF extracts and treats foul air from the SPS, treating the odour.
  • A new precast building was constructed within which the ATF is housed.
  • The ATF features bio-trickling filter followed by activated carbon filter which remove 90% of odours.
  • The ATF is capable of uninterrupted, automatic operation 24/7 throughout the year.


The sewer pumping station (SPS) shares a boundary with two neighbouring properties who noticed odours from the station which gas testing confirmed. Melbourne Water remedied this issue by installing a new Air Treatment Facility (ATF) to the station. The new air treatment facility consists of a of a bio-trickling filter followed by an activated carbon filter which remove 90% of odours.

Scope of Service

  • Design and modelling of the Air Treatment Facility
  • Preliminary works (service locating, tree removal, construction of new access and vehicle cross over)
  • Installation of external duct from the existing well (source of the odour) to the new ATF building
  • Construction of the ATF building
  • Fabrication and Installation of Air Treatment Facility vessels
  • Bio-trickling and activated charcoal vessels lifted into the building and positioned
  • FRP ducting connected to the ATF
  • Access platform for the activated carbon vessels installed
  • Vent stack (outside the building) installed and connected to the FRP duct and extraction fans


  • Fully integrated service of design, fabrication and construction
  • Management of building permit process for MWC
  • Existing Sewer Pump Station kept operational at all times during construction
  • Management of community and stakeholder relations