TasWater, Macquarie Point Sewage Pumping Station

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

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

​​​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 will be available for public inspection during the period specified - see Environmental Impact Assessment below.

Copies of the EIS may also be requested from TasWater (email: enquiries@taswater.com.au - Attention: TasWater Environmental Impact Statement Request, or by phone: 13 3992)

A guide for preparing a representation can be found at Guide for Preparing a Public Submission.

Public Representations

In accordance with section 74(6) of the EMPC Act any person may make a representation relating to the above proposal from SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2023 to FRIDAY 15 DECEMBER 2023 in writing to:

Board of the Environment Protection Authority
GPO Box 1550
Hobart TAS 7001

or by emailing the Chairperson at: enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au

Please note that your correspondence may be publicly disclosed unless there is legitimate commercial, national security or environmental reason for confidentiality. If you would like your correspondence to remain confidential, please make a statement to that effect and indicate the basis for the request.

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)​