Each year, Sydney Water removes 500 tonnes of wipes from the wastewater network at a cost of $8 million. Clean-outs reportedly occur on a regular basis, and require specialized equipment and manual labor at a costly expense.
The Olympic Dam mine in South Australia, 550 km NNW of Adelaide was facing an issue. With winter approaching, there was a real risk to the amount of tonnage that could be mined if their bores weren't dewatered in time. Allied Pumps provided quick bespoke solution to their challenge.