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Suncoast STP

Suncoast STP

With the shutdown of the Suncoast STP at Finland Road Bli Bli, Abergeldie, Whelans were contracted to build a new pump station with 3 x 132 kW pumps pumping to Fishermans Road STP Maroochydore. Whelans were sub-contracted to provide all the electrical works including new mains, provision and installation of switchboard, disconnector boxes, instrumentation, air conditioning of new switchboard building, area lighting, one month trial testing and...
Waste Water Pump Station Caloundra

Waste Water Pump Station Caloundra

In 2006 Whelans completed the construction of the electrical / mechanical works for the largest waste water pump station on the Sunshine Coast. The pump station caters for most of Caloundra and includes two 250 kW submersible pumps. Whelans provided the switchboard with variable speed drives, PLC control system, 450 mm pipework within the pump station, surge vessel, air compressors, and two 500 kVA standby generator sets to operate the pump station during power failures. The project included the upgrade of two additional major pump stations within...
Boat Navigation Lock – Caloundra

Boat Navigation Lock – Caloundra

In 2005 Whelans constructed the electrical / mechanical works for the Sunshine Coast’s third Boat Navigation Lock at Pelican Waters. Whelans have previously performed similar works at the two other Locks at Noosa Waters and Kawana Waters. The Locks consist of a set at gates at either end which holds back tidal and static water. The gates are operated by electric actuators to allow passage of boats from the canal system to the lake and vise versa. The boat operators use a proximity card to trigger the full automated...