TasWater, Macquarie Point Sewage Pumping Station

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: TasWater

Premises: Macquarie Point Sewage Pumping Station

Activity: Sewerage pumping station

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 6/9/2022

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 18/11/2023

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 15/12/2023

Assessment Completed: 14/2/2024

​​​​​​​The Proposal

The proposal is for a sewage pumping station with a design average dry weather flow pumping capacity of approximately 160 litres per second and 1.85 megalitre emergency storage.​

Development Application

This proposal was referred directly to the Board of the EPA on 24 August 2022 and therefore a Notice Of Intent (NOI) was not required. ​

​Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines

EIS Guidelines have been prepared by the Board to assist the proponent to prepare a case for assessment. Based on the information contained in the Notice of Intent, the guidelines identify the key issues which are expected to be relevant to the assessment of the proposal.

 TasWater, Macquarie Point Sewage Pumping Station - EIS Guidelines (PDF 324Kb)

​Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the EIS and supporting documentation was made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.

​Environmental Impact Statement

The purpose of the EIS 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 EIS was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of an EIS which were provided by the Board.​ 

 TasWater, Macquarie Point Sewage Pumping Station - EIS (PDF 23Mb)​

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report (EAR) 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, Macquarie Point Sewage Pumping Station - EAR (PDF 3Mb)​