Waterproofing the North

A major stormwater use project ‘Waterproofing Northern Adelaide’ is complete and operational with stormwater across the cities of Playford, Salisbury and Tea Tree Gully being harvested, treated and stored in aquifers for reuse in irrigation.

'Waterproofing Northern Adelaide' captures and treats up to 15.5 billion litres of stormwater from local urban catchments and rivers each year.

The $107 million project created 18 harvesting wetlands, 20 aquifer storage systems, a mechanical filtration plant, 31 community bores, a natural bed recharge zone in the Little Para River and over 120 kilometres of distribution mains.

Further information

Find out more about Waterproofing Northern Adelaide.


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Lead agency

Cities of Playford, Salisbury and Tea Tree Gully

Partners

Australian Government, State Government, the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board.

Location

Natural Resources Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges