Water main pressure testing

On 27 February 2020 between 6.30pm and 6.30am, pressure testing will be carried out at the intersections of Annerley Road, Tamar Street and Kent Street to investigate the existing condition of the underground water main.

This will involve carrying out pressure testing at a number of locations on Annerley Road, Tamar Street and Kent Street using hydraulic testing equipment. Water supply will be maintained for surrounding properties. Please see map below for locations of water main pressure testing.

What to expect

During this work, you can expect:

  • Some noise from site vehicles and machinery
  • The use of hydraulic pressure testing equipment and hand tools
  • Temporary changed traffic conditions. Traffic control will be in place where required to maintain the safety of road users, the community and workers.

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for residents and businesses near to the works.

Work hours

Due to traffic restrictions and to maintain the safety of the community and our workers, this activity will be done at night between 6.30pm and 6:30am, weather and site conditions permitting.

Works may be rescheduled in the event of bad weather or other unavoidable circumstances.


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