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TasWater, Rosebery Wastewater Treatment Plant , Rosebery


EPA Assessment Complete


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

TasWater had proposed the installation and operation of a new wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) to service the Rosebery township at Direens Corner, at the end of Chester Avenue, Rosebery.  The WWTP has been designed to receive and treat an average daily flow of 0.41 ML/day, with an expected flow of 1.6 ML/day during wet weather.  Treated wastewater will be discharged from a new outfall to the Stitt River downstream of the Rosebery township.

The proponent had lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to West Coast Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).


Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) were made available for public inspection.  The public comment period is now closed.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

The purpose of the DPEMP is to provide a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental impacts of the proposal.

The DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

TasWater, Rosebery Wastewater Treatment Plant - DPEMP Part 1

TasWater, Rosebery Wastewater Treatment Plant - DPEMP Part 2  

TasWater, Rosebery WWTP - DPEMP Project Specific Guidelines

Appendix A - Site Plans

Appendix B - Rosebery RFP Influent Data Analysis and Design parameters

Appendix C - FPP GEW00_CLS_Endorsed

Appendix D - Natural Values Altlas Report Dirrens Corner WWTP 01112012

Appendix E - Rosebery influent averages updated Aug 13

Appendix F - Rosebery GHD Reuse only

Appendix G - Brief of Survey Findings on proposed improvements to infrastructure

Appendix H - LoA_CLS

Appendix I - Ltr_CLS_TasWater_Rosebery WWTP_DA_Consent

Appendix J - Rosebery WWTP Project Community Consultion Overview - Planning Phase 020713

Appendix K2a - AMP summary data

Appendix K2b - AMP Pieman summary

Appendix K2c - AMP Stitt summary

Appendix K4 - Stitt River flow analysis updated Aug 13 March 2013 (2)

Appendix K5 - Stitt River flows March 2013 (1)

Appendix L1 - MMG Report

Appendix L2 - Davies Aug 13 report (1)

Appendix M - EPA Draft WQO s Stitt River at Rosebery

Appendix N - Rosebery WWTP Air Quality Impact Assessment_Rev1_with Appendices (1)

Appendix N1 - MWH technical memorandum response to EPA Comments on Modelling Report Tech Memo

Appendix O1 - 15519-3-2

Appendix O2 - Mixing Zone Assessment

Appendix O3 - ERA for Rosebery STP

Appendix O4 - L02_Rosebery_Bypass_FINAL

Appendix P - ECOtas_CMW0001_StittRiver_Report(2)

Appendix Q1 - Geotech Geoton GL13098Ab_Report Binder Part 2 (2)

Appendix Q2 - Geotech Geoton GL13098Ab_Report Binder Part 2 (1)

Appendix R - Rosebery Wastewater Treatment Plant, Historic Heritage Desktop Assessment

Appendix S2 - MSDS Caustic Soda (1)

Appendix S2 - MSDS Alum Sulphate(2)

Appendix S2 - MSDS Alum Sulphate(3)

Appendix T1 - 20850 Rosebery VESDA GHD Report

Appendix T2 - EarlyFireWarningRiskMatrix (1)

Appendix T3 - Fire Hazard Plan

Appendix U1 - Factor UTB Process Flow Diagram (1)

Appendix U2 - Rosebery WWTP General Arrangement


DPEMP Supplement

TasWater , Rosebery Wastewater Treatment Plant - DPEMP Supplement 


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.   

TasWater, Rosebery Wastewater Treatment Plant - EAR  


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email:EnvironmentEnquiries@environment.tas.gov.au